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    Full title reads: "Herne Hill. A level head ... a jugglers skill ... a strong man's muscles ... and the speed of a sprinter - That's all that's wanted to win, the Borough Market Porters' Basket Carrying - (10 new baskets for 1/4 mile) - championship. Winner - G. Hilleard, time 3 mins, 40 1/5th. secs."

    Herne Hill, London.

    Various market porters try to lift up empty wicker baskets and balance them on their heads. Some have great difficulty, others get off to a better start.

    Various shots of the porters carrying the baskets on their heads - it looks very difficult. Slowly a few seem to get the knack. Shots of the more successful racers as they make their way around the course. The winner crosses the line followed by several others.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    6610
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    731.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:16:00 / 01:34:03:00
    Canister:
    33/73
    Sort Number:
    33/073
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    1930s London Temporary workspace: 29.10.2009 14:00
  • Stills

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

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