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1930s, 1940s, 1950s

Surveys the participation of women in sports from classical times to the present day.Female marthon runners leap hurdles. CU of Amelia Earhart. A Lockheed Vega 5B plane lands and taxis to a stop. Earhart gets out of the cockpit. CU of Earhart talking. Profile of Earhart talking, and a man in the background taking notes. The plane in the air. Boats of women rowing crew. Medium shots of the women rowing, wearing white tops with a black "W". Women in crew bots hold up their paddles and smile at the camera. Women and men dancing around a maypole. A crowd of people cheering on something offscreen. Male marathon runners jump hurdles. CU of two women cheering them on. Shots of them reacting to different moves by the runners. Identical blonde women, dressed identically, grasp each other in ancipation. The crowd cheers.