London To Brighton Walk 1921

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    Item title reads - In 9 hrs. 16 mins. 23 secs. H.B.S. Rhodes wins Stock Exchange London to Brighton Walk, repeating his victory of last year.

    L/S of men running out of the way as the walkers come through. There are various people riding bicycles alongside them. We see Rhodes walking along and people applauding him. He walks through the finish line and a policeman congratulates him and points at the camera. C/U of Rhodes out of breath.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    22240
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    232.32
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:06:00 / 01:53:57:00
    Canister:
    G 769
    Sort Number:
    G 0769
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  • This man was my Great Grandfather.
    HBS stands for Harold Bartlett Spencer (Rhodes).
    Born: 12th November 1880 Died: 18th May 1939 (age 58).

    spelham 23rd Mar 2013

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