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    The National Senior Cross-Country Championship at Phoenix Park.

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    Title: "CORK TEAM'S GREAT VICTORY in National Senior Cross-Country Championship at Phoenix Park".

    Panning shot along a row of young men in shorts waiting to start the race, they all wear numbers on their chests. L/S of the start of the race - about a hundred runners pass the camera. M/S of a group of spectators standing on either side of a small hillock, some of the runners stumble over it as they pass.

    Intertitle: "Mr. J. J. Walsh (Director of the Tailteann Games) and friends, interested spectators of the Race".

    M/S of Mr. W. with two male and a female companion leaning on a fence. M/S of runners jogging past the fence, other spectators line the route, they clap and cheer on the competitors.

    Intertitle: "J. J. Ryan (Tipperary) first man home after a magnificent performance".

    M/S of the final leg of the course, a crowd of spectators stand on either side, Ryan comes running over the finishing line, practically knocking over the cameraman. M/S of Ryan sitting on two men's shoulders, other well-wishers crowd around, waving and cheering. Various shots of a team of runners all with the letter 'c' on their shirts, they stand in a row, a line of men in suits kneel in front of them.

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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:
    01:21:41:00 / 01:24:25:00
    G 1067

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