• Short Summary

    Competitors in London to Birmingham walking race, Dr. Barbara Moore wins in record time.

  • Description

    Title reads: "100 miles? Just a walk!"

    London to Birmingham long distance walking race.

    Various shots 3 sailors from HMS Chichester marching along M1 motorway, camera pans to their feet.

    Travel shot, alongside Dr. Barbara Moore during her Birmingham to London march also down the M1.

    Panning shot two Army apprentices marching along Leicester to Reading route, camera pans to their feet.

    Pan, Dr. Moore marching along the M1. C/U the three sailors having a drink on the verge of the M1. C/U one of the sailors eating peanuts. Panning shot three sailors setting off again having had their refreshments.

    Panning shot engineer Paul Johnson marching from Birmingham to London, camera pans to his feet. C/U Paul marching by. Pan from Paul to an elderly man with walking stick walking down path behind him.

    C/U Marble Arch sign. Panning shot Dr. Moore coming at a trotting pace across Marble Arch. Dr. Moore collapses onto gate at Marble Arch, group of men crowd around to congratulate her (two handkerchiefs are tied around her left leg are because of a torn muscle).

    Note: newspaper article about Barbara Moore on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1701.34
    Media URN:
    52883
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:57:00 / 01:46:00:00
    Canister:
    59/97

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