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  • Short Summary

    Long distance relay race through Devon's country lanes.

  • Description

    Runners show off their athletic prowess in relay race across Devon.

    Full title reads: "Devonshire. A really Sporting Event! Exeter Harriers win 45-mile relay race from Exeter to Plymouth. 5 teams of 10 completed the course - and there were no prizes!!"

    (Possibly only featured in Glasgow and Cardiff editions of the Gazette).

    Exeter and Plymouth, Devon.

    Men running through crowded street. Men running on road, they are accompanied by bicycles and cars. Man hands over baton to next runner who continues the race. People lining the street clap them on. Man running alone along tree lined road. Like all the runners he is wearing athletics vest and shorts. Another hands over of batons by two teams in the relay race. Runner strides out along country road. Runner hands over to team mate near War Memorial in small Devon village. Runner runs along road bounded by large hedge.

    C/U runner in vest (Probably the winner) with man in bowler hat. Other men look on.

    Sound Track Missing

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    665.17
    Media URN:
    4833
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:45:00 / 01:20:48:00
    Canister:
    32/18

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