• Short Summary

    Basket carrying competition is the main event on annual Borough Market Sports at Herne Hill.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "HERNE HILL".

    Herne Hill, London.

    Start of the basket carrying competition at Borough Market Sports at Herne Hill. Men placing wicker baskets one on top of another creating long lines of baskets. Men place baskets on their heads and start running. Not a good start, most of them lose the baskets even before they start running. Competitors collect the baskets and start running again, some lose the baskets again - crowd watching. Follows a speeded up sequence with men running with baskets, losing them, collecting, putting back on again and again...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    933.48
    Media URN:
    13826
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:01:00 / 01:43:49:00
    Canister:
    37/73

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