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5.0 out of 5 stars I Haven't Watched it yet but,, 19 Jun 2014
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Terry Dee (Dyfed, Wales) - See all my reviews
This review is from: Look at Life - Volume 4: Sport [DVD] (DVD)
I Haven't Watched it yet but what I have done is listed all the titles on the 3 disc's. Most are self explanatory but one or two will leave you wondering, For Instance Disc 1 Title 4 'Making An Effort' is described as "Following the thrills of shark fishing and the Hampton Court Regatta" (Hopefully they are not shark fishing at the Hampton Court Regatta)

D1T1 - Jumping To Aintree - Watching the winner of the 1959 Grand National
D1T2 - Derby Day - Going to the races on derby day at Epson Down
D1T3 - Kings Of Speed - British Racing Drivers have always been at the forefront of this exiting sport. This film examines what has helped to put them in this winning position
D1T4 - Making An Effort - Following the thrills of shark fishing and the Hampton Court Regatta. (Please note this edition contains some graphic scenes of shark fishing)
D1T5 - Pony-tale - The story of a young pony from the time it is rounded up in the forest until, with it's young rider astride, it enters the Pony Club Championships - Encompassing pony sales, training, and life at the riding school or with a single owner
D1T6 - Four Men Down - Following the British Olympic Bobsleigh team as they practice at St Moritz
D1T7 - Ten Pins Down - A look at ten-pin bowling in Britain today, and also old-style skittle alleys
D1T8 - Smashing Through - A glimpse into the exciting world of stock-car racing
D1T9 - Solent Saturday - A look at the fascinating water events that take place on a Solent Saturday
D1T10 - Saturday Fever - A look at the phenomenon of Saturday football through the eyes of fans watching Tottenham Hotspur. The film looks at the men who are the chief actors in the Saturday football drama both off duty and in training
D1T11 - Out For A Catch - A film looking at the different aspects of angling - and the tragedy of our polluted inland waterways
D1T12 - Against The Clock - A behind the scenes glimpse of the world of car rallies
D1T13 - Man Into Fish - The British Sub Aqua Club holds courses in swimming pools and lakes throughout the country. Observing training both above and below the surface, this film offers a fascinating glimpse of a mysterious, little-seen world
D1T14 - Ski Fever - A look at what British skiers are doing at Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands and at Murren, where the British Championships provide almost as many thrills - if not such high speeds - as international events.
D2T1 - The Ball At His Feet - League football is a notoriously competitive profession: of thousands of players given trials every year by the top clubs, only a handful will reach the top. This film shows what it takes to get there and why soccer remains Britain's most popular sport.
D2T2 - A Hundred Thousand Oarsmen - A fascinating look at the sport of rowing.
D2T3 - Snow Business - A look at Scotland's Burgeoning winter sports business
D2T4 - Riding It Rough - Speedway racing is one of the many expressions of the modern thirst for speed. This film examines the sport and also shows how cross country riding introduced a new spectacular hazard of man made obstacles
D2T5 - Target The Stadium - A behind the scenes look at the 1962 Commonwealth Games held in Perth, Western Australia.
D2T6 - Flight Of Fancy - How does a homing pigeon home? This film traces the devilment of the birds, from fledglings to long-distance champions
D2T7 - Getting Wet - A look at the rise of swimming as a sport, with civil engineer Frank Rudge, coach Jose Juba, swimmer Anne Cotterill and diver Margaret Austen
D2T8 - See How They Jump! - A fast moving film that not only captures the thrill and elegance of the show-jumping ring but also goes behind the scenes to see how show-jumpers, and their riders, are made
D2T9 - It's A Gamble - Why do people gamble? To get rich? Or to escape from everyday worries for a few hours? From horse-racing to football pools, this film examines what has become a very big business indeed.
D2T10 - Queue For The Tee - Once considered a rich man's pursuit, golf is now highly popular in Britain. In this film, both famous and unknown players share the magic of a game that unites all sections of the community.
D2T11 - In The Kart - A film that captures the thrills and excitement of miniature motor racing, or karting, in Britain.
D2T12 - Over My Shoulder - This film looks at the self defence training given to women police officers, and also covers three traditional Japanese martial arts: Judo, Aikido, and kendo.
D2T13 - Women With Leisure - A look at the popularity of ten-pin bowling particularly among women.
D2T14 - Rulers Of Racing - Look at Life goes behind the scenes to take a closer look at how the Jockey Club works
D3T1 - Winning The Hard Way - A look at our amateur athletics, and also the need for better facilities and coaching.
D3T2 - Bookies At The Crossroads - A look at the future of Britain's bookmakers.
D3T3 - How Do You Swing - How research into the golfers swing is progressing.
D3T4 - Living On Skis - A look at skiing in Norway - part of the Norwegian way of life
D3T5 - Cricket On Test - From the village green to lords, this film enters the world of cricket to look at the problems it faces.
D3T6 - Room At The Top - This film reveals both the excitement and the danger of mountaineering. Showing a climbing school in action in the Alps, it looks at how, for some mountain-climbing is not simply a pastime but a lifetime's endeavour.
D3T7 - Out Of A Bomb Site - Cycle speedway was a game born on improvised tracks amid the rubble of the air raids. More than 20 years later those tracks had become permanent - often built in public parks - and the pastime had become a thriving amateur sport.
V4D3 T8 - Behind The World Cup - For the first time in the history of international football, the final rounds of the World Cup series were scheduled in Britain in 1966. This film shows the organisation behind the spectacle, and its lasting benefits.
D3T9 - Over The Sticks - A thrilling picture of steeple chasing in Britain - including an effortless performance by Arkle, the greatest chaser of them all.
D3T10 - Sea Riders - The world's toughest power-boat race takes place each year off Britain's south coast. It's an endurance test and a spectacle but, more importantly, it's also, a testing ground for the development of ever more powerful craft.
D3T11 - Racing To The Start - A look at individuals who have made racing cars. Brian Hampshire built his formula lV car in his mother's bedroom, a four-man syndicate built the Piper racing car in a Kent garage, the Lotus was the brainchild of one man - Colin Chapman
D3T12 - White Water Craft! - A film showing spectacular scenes at Marlow, the British canoe union's training centre on the Thames, where white water enthusiasts learn to negotiate a slalom course.
D3T13 - Single Handed Sailors - Sir Francis Chichester and Sir Alec Rose have shown what it means to sail around the world single handed - and ten men set out to prove it can be done without any stop at all.
D3T14 - It's Odds On The Fish - For some anglers, betting is now a regular feature in competitions. For others, such commercialism is unthinkable. This film considers the problems of ensuring that angling continues as a form of sport and recreation.

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5.0 out of 5 stars First Class!, 22 May 2014
This review is from: Look at Life - Volume 4: Sport [DVD] (DVD)
This was purchased for my special needs brother for the stock car content.It proved to be very welcome because of other subjects which proved interesting and memory stimulating; my brother is in his seventies and the 60 era is his time.An excellent compilation .
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5.0 out of 5 stars Blast from the past, 3 Mar 2013
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These look at Life films are great to revisit the past and to remember the way things were back in those days, all the Look At Life volumes are great and this one on sport is just as interesting as the other volumes.
would go with 5 stars for sheer enjoyment value.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great snapshot of life in UK in years gone by, 26 Dec 2014
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Great snapshot of life in UK in years gone by. Many hours of small films make a very entertaining DVD set.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Stock Car Racing, 28 Nov 2013
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I bought the Look at Life for the Stock Car Content from the Sixties and it is Great to See how it Was Thank You
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 16 July 2014
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got all the sets loves them
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 20 Dec 2014
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Loved the whole series
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