• Short Summary

    Walter Hesketh runs the 373 miles from Edinburgh to London in carpet slippers.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 373 miles on the run!

    First ever run from Edinburgh to London, Walter Hesketh attempts it in 78 hours but comes in four hours later.

    High angle shot of Princes Street, Edinburgh. C/U Walter Hesketh zipping up his jacket. C/U of his feet to show he is wearing carpet slippers. M/S as he jogs along, M/S as he passes an R.A.C. (Royal Automobile Club) patrolman who pats him on the back. C/U of his feet as he runs.

    M/S as he runs through a village. C/U Hesketh's running feet. M/S tracking shot of signpost reading '36 miles from London'. L/S Hesketh running into Biggleswade Police Station. M/S doctor taking Hesketh's pulse, C/U bandage on Hesketh's foot being cut by doctor. L/S physiotherapist massaging his leg. M/S of his manager Michael Scott showing a man Walter's worn out slippers. C/U man putting finger through hole in one of the soles. C/U another slipper with sole half off. L/S Marble Arch at night. Hesketh runs towards camera, pan as he runs up to Marble Arch. M/S as he shakes hands with a man. L/S pan with Hesketh leaning against railings round Marble Arch. C/U of his feet. C/U Walter.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:10:00 / 02:01:36:00

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