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  • Short Summary

    Harold Wood wins Liverpool Marathon, 132 runners took part. Merseyside.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 26 mile race won by less than a minute! 300,000 people see Harold Wood of Makerfield Harriers win Liverpool Marathon from record field of 132 in 2 hours 45 minutes 22 seconds. Lancashire (now Merseyside).

    M/S as the men walk up to the starting line, big crowds watch them. L/S as they race off, bicycles follow the runners, one stops for some water. M/S as Harold Wood approaches the finish line and runs through smiling. M/S as he is lifted up by the crowd, he has laurels around his neck, a lady presents him with a cup.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    802.28
    Media URN:
    18610
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:35:00 / 01:51:48:00
    Canister:
    G 1644

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