• Short Summary

    Australians enjoy placing bets on a professional running race.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Australian Sports Meeting".

    Victoria, Australia.

    VS of large crowd at Victoria Athletic ground watching medium distance race.

    MS of bookmakers / bookies taking bets on the main event of the day - a professional sprint.

    MS competitors in race are introduced.

    GV of the sprint race in progress, the winner collects a prize of £750.

    MS The winner, Reed from South Australia, talking about his win in a broad Australian accent.

    (Dublin reel)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1049.12
    Media URN:
    20918
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:27:00 / 01:14:36:00
    Canister:
    40/52 (Dublin)

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