Runners Defy Freeze-Up 1963

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    Item title reads - Runners defy freeze-up.

    Cockfosters, Middlesex.

    Various shots of runners warming up and jumping up and down before race. L/S start of race. C/U man with starting pistol, the runners set off. M/S of runners soon after start running towards camera, camera pans to C/U as they run past. C/U of runners' legs showing they're running through ice and snow. M/S of the runners coming towards camera through a gate. C/U runner passing camera. C/U people watching. Low angle shot of runners showing snow in foreground. C/U people encouraging the runner. M/S Don Taylor running towards camera. C/U people at winning post. M/S as Don breaks through the tape. C/U people at winning post. C/U Don putting on a pullover after race. C/U Don's legs which are cut and bleeding. C/U Don, he takes a drink.

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    Cataloguer:
    Emma
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    54126
    Sort Number:
    63/004
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:38:00 / 01:33:53:00
    Canister:
    63/4
    Film ID:
    1746.16
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1963
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