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  • Short Summary

    Coal porters in Paris race each other in a sprint race carrying bags of coal.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "France. 'Coal ... O! Parisian Coal Porters, each carrying a hundred weight of coal - contest in 2-mile uphill course for 'Coalies Championship'."

    Paris, France.

    Travel shots of men competing in coal porters championship. Each man is running with a large bag of coal on his back. A crowd is watch from either side of the road. Various shots on the course and as they approach the finish. The crowd moves in around the winners. The winner (No 1) is raised shoulder high.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    755.01
    Media URN:
    8227
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:00:00
    Canister:
    30/58

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