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  • Short Summary

    Athletics at Stamford Bridge

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Britain just holds her own despite strong foreign invasion. Some slow motion snaps"

    Stamford Bridge, London

    Various slow motion sequences of athletics events: running, long jump, pole vault, in which the athlete makes a rather ungainly attempt and knocks down the bar, and steeplechase, where the competitors are seen to splash in the water jump.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    688.20
    Media URN:
    33165
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:32:00 / 01:36:46:00
    Canister:
    G 1412

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The Championships took place on 1, 2 and 4 July 1927, (though judging by the issue date of 4 July we're only seeing footage of the earlier days' events).

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