Southern Counties Cross Country & Cuts 1926

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    Rye House (Sussex?).

    Title: "Southern Counties Cross-Country. Championship - 321 runners - (a record) from 31 Clubs competed".

    L/S of a large pack of runners coming down a grassy slope towards the camera. Panning L/S of the runners crossing a field, there is a small crowd of spectators in the foreground. L/S of runners racing across the field. M/S of competitors running over a muddy ditch, spectators are gathered on either side. Panning shot follows four competitors. M/S of a lone runner - the winner? - running down a track between two cheering crowds. M/S of the three winning runners posing for the camera.

    After a second or so of spacing, cuts / out takes start at 01:12:58. Shots are same or similar to those in the edited version of the story.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:11:56:00 / 01:17:04:00
    G 1272
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    G 1272
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