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  • Short Summary

    Athletics championships held at Stamford Bridge.

  • Description

    Stamford Bridge, London.

    Title missing, according to the original issue sheets it should read: "A.A.A. CHAMPIONSHIPS. German teams puts up wonderful performances against pick of world athletes".

    C/U of man giving a speech. M/S of the same man sitting in part of a grand stand. M/S of man walking up to high jump. M/S of runners sprinting. M/S of four men on starting blocks. Slow motion shot of man running on track. Slow motion shot of a pole vaulter (cuts before jump). Various C/Us of male athletes, catching breath at end of event. M/S of people watching events. Various shots of pole vaulters (cuts before jumps).

    Panning M/S of a group of male athletes with 'Cornell' written on their sweaters (presumably students from Cornell University in America). Slow motion M/S of man running towards finishing line. Various shots of male athletes pole vaulting. Slow motion M/S of a hurdles race. M/S of the man seen speaking presenting athletes with trophies. We see him speaking again.

    Various slow motion shots of high jumpers, most knock down bar. More slow motion shots of runners coming towards the finishing line. Slow motion M/S of athletes jumping over a hurdle. M/S of athletes springing off the starting blocks. More shots of athletes running towards track finishing line. Slow motion L/S of the start of a running race, we see a man firing a starting pistol in the background. More slow motion shots of high jumpers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    508.15
    Media URN:
    25876
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:11:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:07:00 / 01:52:00:00
    Canister:
    G 1308

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