• Short Summary

    After Princess Elizabeth starts the race, English Olympic athlete Jack Holden wins the 1949 Windsor to Chiswick marathon for the second year running, at the age of 42

  • Description

    ENGLAND: Windsor: Berkshire: Windsor Castle:
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    PRINCESS ELIZABETH Inspecting Windsor-to-London marathon race runners at Windsor Castle - fires the pistol to start the race

    JACK HOLDEN Seen leading in Wdinsor Castle to Chiswick stadium marathon seen leading and entering stadium alone to win for second year in succession. Seen with trophy

    MARATHON RACES Princess Elizabeth start off runners by pistol in Windsor Castle to Chiswick Stadium marathon race. Seen inspecting runners before start. Various shots of competitors on route - snatching drinks etc and race won by Jack Holden seen entering Chiswick Stadium alone - later seen with trophy

    "WINDSOR CASTLE" Shots of Princess Elizabeth starting off marathon runners in Windsor Castle to Chiswick marathon

    Royalty; Queen Elizabeth II; Sport

    Princess Elizabeth, Elizabeth II, Windsor Castle, Polytechnic Meadow, Chiswick Stadium, 26 miles, stamina, champion, trophy
    Background: After Princess Elizabeth starts the race, English Olympic athlete Jack Holden wins the 1949 Windsor to Chiswick marathon for the second year running, at the age of 42

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4PHQN8Z3YSGL0I1W7P54VVHIT
    Media URN:
    VLVA4PHQN8Z3YSGL0I1W7P54VVHIT
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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