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    Full title reads: To Burton ... On Burton! Veteran 66 year old George Cummings averages five miles an hour in 135 mile walk from London ... on beer!!"

    London.

    Speed walker George Cummings begins his walk standing by one of the statues of Lions in Trafalgar Square, London. A small crowd are there to see him off.

    Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

    A car leads George through the streets of Burton. Crowds have turned out to watch him arrive.

    George is greeted by the Mayor of Burton. He is poured a glass of beer from a bottle. He takes a long drink of the product for which Burton is famous.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    8096
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    753.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:39:00 / 01:07:21:00
    Canister:
    30/49
    Sort Number:
    30/049
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Travel & Exploration
  • Stills

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

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