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  • Short Summary

    VIPs (probably including Marshal Foch) attend athletics meeting in France.

  • Description

    Athletics meeting in France.

    Track and field meet at large stadium. MS male athlete high jumping. French army general (probably Marshal Foch), wife and other VIPs arriving at stadium and being escorted to seats. Several shots athletes pole vaulting. VS running race. Police or guards and journalists in front of stands. More shots races, press photographers take pictures. VIPs seated in front row of stands with dais in front of them. Various shots of long distance running race, including shots of winner crossing finish line. CU winning athlete posing for camera with a friend. Girls in Grecian tunics perform a mass modern dance routine on the field. Parade of athletes around the track. Marshal Foch's wife presenting prizes. VIPs leaving.

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    Film ID:
    2440.14
    Media URN:
    76938
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:33:00 / 01:58:06:00
    Canister:
    ON 378 C

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