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Film Promoting Leeds to host 1978 Commonwealth Games

This is a film produced by Yorkshire Television as part of Leeds’ bid to host the 1978 Commonwealth Games. It highlights the sporting culture of the city, and the sporting facilities it had to offer at the time.

Look at the differences in sporting equipment and sportswear!

In the end the games were held in Canada.

Note: There is a subtitled version of this film on YouTube. 


Footage from: YFA 5374 LEEDS 78 (1972)