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  • Short Summary

    American team beats British Empire team at athletics event.

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    Title: "America 'Sweeps the BOARD' winning by 11 events to 3 - against British Empire Athletes".

    M/S of a troop of male athletes marching along a running track passing packed spectator stands, they are followed by more athletes dressed in blazers and boaters.

    Panning M/S of two athletes hurdling across the track, as they reach one side of the stadium they come to a stop, two more athletes run over the hurdles in the opposite direction - they appear to be a hurdling relay team.

    M/S of two athletes waiting to start a race, a man in a white coat fires a starting pistol and they zoom past the camera. Panning shot follows two relay runners. M/S of the two relay runners passing their batons to their team mates. Panning shot of the team mates running around the track. M/S of the batons being passed once again. Panning shot follows the next pair of runners around the track. Panning shot showing the baton being passed between two runners in mid-sprint. M/S of two runners coming to the race finish - the crowds in the stadium are cheering wildly.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:11:00 / 01:38:08:00
    G 1105

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