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  • Short Summary

    Canadians celebrate Empire Day at Swindon.

  • Description

    Swindon, Wiltshire.

    Contests, part of the Empire Day festivities at Swindon. Long shot of 3-legged race; from beyond the finish line; a group of men tied together hurtling towards camera; falling all in a heap at the finish.

    MS a normal foot race; similar shot of runners approaching finish line; crowds watch on sides. MS man on top of another man's shoulders versus another pair; with the men on top fighting; trying to pull each other off the shoulders while the men on the bottom run around in circles; crowd of people; etc. in background.

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    Film ID:
    1876.25
    Media URN:
    72132
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:12:00 / 01:21:49:00
    Canister:
    ON 050 I

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