I Was a Ninety-pound Weakling

I Was a Ninety-pound Weakling


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A short 1960 documentary about physical fitness trends in the big city. Here you see modern man brought to bay by his own poundage, resolved to erase by exercise what rich food, idleness and age have put on.

Manifesto Point # 8: Always tell a good story.Well, here’s one from the vaults with a really good title! I was a Ninety Pound Weakling is an early example of the NFB moving into public health and health promotion, expounding the virtues of modern fitness regimes for the modern man who’s gained a few pounds in the modern world.. Really worth a peak and a chuckle. Directed by Georges Dufaux and Wolf Koenig.

Katerina Cizek
De la sélection : Manifesto for Interventionist Media - because Art is a Hammer

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I Was a Ninety-pound Weakling, Wolf Koenig et Georges Dufaux, offert par l'Office national du film du Canada

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  • réalisateur
    Wolf Koenig
    Georges Dufaux
  • caméra
    Wolf Koenig
    Georges Dufaux
  • producteur
    Roman Kroitor
    Wolf Koenig
  • producteur exécutif
    Tom Daly
  • son
    George Croll
    Frank Orban
    Michael McKennirey
  • montage
    John Spotton

  • sixam

    The yoga instructor should be careful where he puts his hands.

    sixam, 18 Aoû 2014