Approved | | Short, Sport
This MGM Oddity features the 1933 National Football League champion Chicago Bears. The team demonstrates various plays, which are shown first in real time, then in slow motion.
This short started filming January 30, 1934 at the Loyola football grounds. The Bears were in California for a series of charity games where the Bears defeated the Pacific Coast All Stars, a team made up of West Coast college athletes.
In the triple lateral play near the end, Bill Hewitt actually throws the ball ahead of him as he's stumbling. Even in 1934, this was an illegal play,
All the credited football players are identified by the narrator.