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    London.

    Title: "Honours Even. King sees thrilling athletic duel between Rival Varsities result in tie of 5 1/2 points each".

    M/S of King George V inside a sports stadium, accompanied by an entourage of dignitaries, he shakes hands and chats with two of the athletes.

    Good C/U of three men wearing rosettes chatting to the King. L/S of a running track with hurdles, four runners come hurdling towards the camera past packed spectator stands.

    L/S of a man pole vaulting, he lands awkwardly on a shallow sand pit. L/S of another man pole vaulting.

    M/S of a man in a striped blazer firing a starting pistol, four men sprint towards the camera. Panning L/S follows the men running around the stadium. L/S of the runners, they run towards the camera and pass the finishing line.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    24315
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    336.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:06:00 / 01:08:40:00
    Canister:
    G 1071
    Sort Number:
    G 1071
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    Track & Field 1920s-30s
  • Stills

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

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