373 Miles On The Run! 1961

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    Item title reads - 373 miles on the run!

    First ever run from Edinburgh to London, Walter Hesketh attempts it in 78 hours but comes in four hours later.

    High angle shot of Princes Street, Edinburgh. C/U Walter Hesketh zipping up his jacket. C/U of his feet to show he is wearing carpet slippers. M/S as he jogs along, M/S as he passes an R.A.C. (Royal Automobile Club) patrolman who pats him on the back. C/U of his feet as he runs.

    M/S as he runs through a village. C/U Hesketh's running feet. M/S tracking shot of signpost reading '36 miles from London'. L/S Hesketh running into Biggleswade Police Station. M/S doctor taking Hesketh's pulse, C/U bandage on Hesketh's foot being cut by doctor. L/S physiotherapist massaging his leg. M/S of his manager Michael Scott showing a man Walter's worn out slippers. C/U man putting finger through hole in one of the soles. C/U another slipper with sole half off. L/S Marble Arch at night. Hesketh runs towards camera, pan as he runs up to Marble Arch. M/S as he shakes hands with a man. L/S pan with Hesketh leaning against railings round Marble Arch. C/U of his feet. C/U Walter.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/01/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52958
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1704.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:10:00 / 02:01:36:00
    Canister:
    61/3
    Sort Number:
    61/003
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