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  • Short Summary

    Seven mile run is won by the Newport Team, they win a clock and a trophy shield.

  • Description

    Cardiff, Wales.

    Title: "Cardiff 7 Mile Run won by Newport Team".

    M/S of a band of runners with numbers pinned to their shirts. They are running down a crowd lined street. Several policemen marshal the crowd of spectators, stopping them spilling onto the road as the runners turn a bend. M/S of the runners coming down an avenue. The spectators are more thinly spaced, several men follow the competitors on bicycles. M/S of a car driving slowly through a narrow space between crowds.

    The car is followed by a fleet of bicycles surrounding a lone runner - the winner? C/U of the winning runner; he is very out of breath and is jostled by a crowd of well-wishers. M/S of the three runners, also trying to catch their breath, at the end of the race - representatives of the Newport team?

    M/S of a table covered in trophies and prizes. The winning runner, now dressed in a suit, goes up to the table where a man presents him with a clock, they shake hands. M/S of the same man presenting another competitor (captain of Newport team?) with a large shield trophy. According to a sign on the table the prizes were donated by Cross Brothers Ltd.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:49:00 / 01:59:03:00
    G 1295

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