• Short Summary

    Britain's Gordon Pirie beats the world's best cross country runners in Belgian.

  • Description

    Hannut, Belgium.

    LV. Competitors lined up for start of cross country race. Yugoslavia's Mihailic is the favourite. SCU. Ken Norris, Gordon Pirie and Ken Caulder. SV. Crowd (start). SV. Pan with competitors leaving ground. SV. Pirie leading, Belgian ace Marcel Van de Wattyne, behind him, rest of field trailing behind. BV. Rest of field. SV. Pan, Pirie puffing along in field (on his own). SV. Belgian entrants in the field. SCU. Pan, Pirie running easily SV. Towards, Ken Norris leading pack, Sando with him. SV. Towards, Pirie running strongly towards finish. SV. Pirie finishing. SV. Crowd. CU. Pirie dressing.

    (F.G.) (Orig. H.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    503.19
    Media URN:
    30440
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:29:00 / 01:39:19:00
    Canister:
    55/12

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