• Short Summary

    Charlie Hart takes an early morning run from Slough to London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Good Old Charlie' 83 years young: Runs 20 miles".

    Slough, Buckinghamshire (Berkshire) to Trafalgar Square, London.

    (Slough is in Berkshire)

    LV deserted Slough street in early morning.(1st 7ft. for super). CU Pub notice - 'Crown Hotel'. SV 83 year old Charlie Hart standing in doorway taking off coat. CU Charlie Hart. LV People waiting on kerbside. LV Elevated pan of Charlie starting run from 'Crown Hotel' and turning into road. CU Dog on kerbside. LV Elevated towards and pan Charlie disappears into mist on road.

    CU Noticeboard on road - 'A 4 LONDON'. LV through telescope of road. SV Charlie plodding on pan down to his legs. SV Two girls holding up bottle of lemonade and shouting. LV cyclists lining road. Charlie walks past. CU Girl. SV Charlie taking break at kerbside. CU Charlie drinking.

    CU 'Brentford, London' signpost. SV Pan Charlie plodding on. CU Traffic lights changing to green. LV Charlie plodding on. CU Man tipping hat in amazement. SV Charlie still going. SV Milkman following Charlie with head. CU Charlie's legs plodding on. SV Back view milkman rushes off to deliver milk. LV Pan Charlie pressing on through Hammersmith. SV People in park. SV Charlie pressing on to Mall. SV Charlie pressing on. LV crowds surrounding Charlie in Trafalgar Sq.

    CU Nelson's Column. CU Charlie in square. SV Charlie speaking "I don't smoke, I don't drink and blimey, after the last budget I shall have to give up eating.'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:29:00 / 01:30:22:00

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