• Short Summary

    Women athletics show their skill in events at White City stadium.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CHAMPIONS!"

    White City, London.

    Various shots of female athletics preparing for events at a sporting meet at a stadium. A man fires a pistol to start the 100 metres race; the title holder Betty Lock wins it again. M/S of the race in slow motion from a different angle. Women judges (?) make notes, then we see Miss Reid putting the shot in normal speed and slow motion.

    Miss Pengelly (sp? Pengelley? Penghelli?) wins the walking race. Miss Odam takes the high jump in normal time and slow motion. Slow motion and normal speed shots of women in the 80 metres hurdle race, won by Miss Robertson.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1192.17
    Media URN:
    41115
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:34:00 / 01:32:18:00
    Canister:
    PT 494

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