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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Paddington Recreation Ground. 20 miles in 3 hours at 57 years of age. Veteran George Cummings puts up wonderful walking record - and whisky and soda was his only stimulant!!".

    Paddington, London.

    A gentleman in shorts and vest stands with two chaps in suits. The athlete, George Cummings, is offered a drink and takes a whisky and soda. CU of George taking a long sip of his drink.

    Various shots of George Cummings with pacers as he walks swiftly around the track. At one stage he has another glass of whisky.

    Shots of George as he comes in to the finish to loud applause.

    CU walking expert - George Cummings.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12764
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    871.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:05:00 / 01:22:34:00
    Canister:
    31/84
    Sort Number:
    31/084
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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