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Strange Contests in the Netherlands

- March 17, 2015 in competitions, contests, Curator's Choice, Featured, netherlands, Public Domain

CURATOR’S CHOICE #20: HARRY VAN BIESSUM FROM OPEN IMAGES Harry van Biessum, from Open Images, gives a little tour through some of the collection’s stranger films, in particular those Dutch newsreels from the 1930s which centred on reporting a wide-variety of bizarre competitions. Competition can drive people mad and make them do strange things. Especially […]