Finding New Blues 1934

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    Full title reads: "FINDING NEW BLUES - Cambridge Freshmen's Sports at Fenner's."

    Fenner's, Cambridgeshire.

    Men racing towards the camera, short race, (camera is static), winner brakes the tape - two shots - different races.

    Several shots of the long jump - men running towards the camera and jump - camera remains static.

    Start of the hurdles race. Camera pans with contestants at the start of race. Contestants running towards the camera - winner breaks the tapes.

    Start of another race, this is longer race, contestants are not sprinting but running at slower pace. Audience watching the race. More shots of the race. Finish, winner breaks the tapes.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1934
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    10184
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    801.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:59:00 / 01:43:34:00
    Canister:
    34/88
    Sort Number:
    34/088
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