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    Army athletic finals at Aldershot, Hampshire.

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    Aldershot Stadium, Hampshire.

    Title reads 'A.K.C. SPORTS SPECIAL - by arrangement with Associated British Pathe - Army Athletic Championship (individual) 1950'.

    LS. Spectators seated in grandstand for the Army Athletics Finals 1950. LS. The 100 yards race won by Lieutenant Coote. CU. Lieutenant Coote. LS. The 80 yards hurdles race (WRAC - Women Royal Army Corps). CU. Sergeant Hawcroft (WRAC) winner of 80 yards hurdles. LS. Sergeant Rouain throwing the javelin. LS. Corporal Slade (WRAC) throwing the javelin. LS. Corporal Cole winning the pole vault. LS. Soldiers spectators. MS. Civilian with walkie talkie watching. LS. Lieutenant Williamson (WRAC) winning the long jump. CU. Lieutenant Williamson. LS. Start of a steeplechase over two miles. Various shots of the race and people watching. Second Lieutenant Lawn wins the race. LS. W/O Roath competing in the long jump. LS. CSMI Riley competing in the long jump. LS. The 220 yards race won by Lieutenant Coote. MS. Scoter seated at table. CU. Lieutenant Coote. MS. Civilian with walkie talkie. LS. One mile race, the start and early stages. MS. WRAC spectators. LS. Finish of the mile race, won by Captain Morris (AAA). CU. Captain Morris. MS. Soldier spectators with athlete in foreground. LS. The presentation of prizes by General Sir J. Steele.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Used in AKC 177)

    Date found in the old record - 06/07/1950. Extremely poor quality of the film.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:30:00 / 01:24:16:00
    UN 2281 A

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