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    Item title reads: "Nottingham to Birmingham walk. J. Holt (York) wins in great style - time, 9 hrs. 36 mins. 57 secs."

    Nottingham, and Birmingham, West Midlands

    M/S as a large crowd of road walkers begin the race walking towards camera along cobbled streets lined with spectators. M/S walkers going along road with cars driving alongside. They pass a building with a turret like entrance. The race leader is seen being sprayed with water by an official in a white overall, as the race continues with cyclists following. An official tries to give one walker a sponge but is pushed away. Various shots of walkers in the road and also weaving through busy streets with crowds and vehicles. L/S walkers coming towards camera along streets crowded with spectators who shout encouragement and clap. M/S walkers preceded by mounted police in the town, and the crowd running behind. Shot of the winner waving to camera. He is sitting down, looking tired but pleased.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:40:00 / 01:22:56:00
    G 1423
    Sort Number:
    G 1423
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    Sport & Leisure
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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