• Short Summary

    41 years old Bill Kelly wins the 52 mile race from London to Brighton.

  • Description

    Westminster Bridge, London.

    GV runners leaving Westminster bridge at start of 52 mile London to Brighton race. Angle shot, Big Ben - 7.00 am. SV runners, Big Ben in background. SCU time keepers on route. GV runners through suburbs. AS signboard reads "Portsmouth, Brighton, Worthing. SCU the two leaders, No 18 nearest camera, W. H. Kelly and Ted Richards who finished second last year (travel shot). SV towards, Kelly and Richards ....... Richards receives sponge from helper. SV leaders running past milestone 29 miles from Brighton. Now with them is No 44, F. A. Mare from South Africa. SV Kelly and Richards leading the South African who stops to take a drink from a helper, he resumes. GV runners through Crawley. SCU boys waving to runners. SV runners, road sign. CU travel shot, Richards in second place. LV Kelly passing Brighton border. CU Kelly. GV Kelly racing up towards the finish. SV towards, Kelly finishing amidst applause. CU Dundeney Alderman Mayor of Brighton with Kelly, pan to Kelly.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "A")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    188.08
    Media URN:
    29962
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:19:00 / 01:21:18:00
    Canister:
    54/76

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