• Short Summary

    Various shots of segregated sprinting races and spectators

  • Description

    Full title reads: "World's Richest Sprint: 'Cripple' Med. Student Wins Bendigo £1000"

    BENDIGO, Victoria, Australia

    LS and MS Bendigo, Victoria, where the richest running race in the world, the Bendigo Thousand, is taking place.

    MS Bookmakers, Aborigines placing bets with Bookmakers.

    MS Aboriginal runners line up to start the Aboriginal Gift race.

    MS Aborigines lighting a fire with the aid of twisting a stick.

    LS Runners sprinting along race track.

    CU Frank Stewart, the winner.

    MS Reporters table containing typewriters and telephones etc. in the open air.

    LS Bendigo 1000 race being run.

    MS Finish of race.

    MS JD Stoney the winner receiving riband from young lady.

    Mute F/G.

    Cataloguer's Note: Cinesound Review - English Issue No. 548, Country of Origin - Australia. Commentary in English with what would now be viewed as racist slant.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:54:00 / 01:02:40:00
    UN 1913 E

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