• Short Summary

    Diane Leather wins cross country race at Leeds. Pirie wins cross country race in Cardington.

  • Description

    Leeds, Yorkshire.

    SV. Girl runners getting out of track suits. SV. Spectators. CU. Starters gun fires. GV. Start of woman cross country race, pan as runners pass camera. CU. Timekeeper. LV. Snow covered countryside, runners just seen in distance. CU. Man with glasses up to his eyes. SV. Pan, Diane Leather No 1 leading field, pan with her as she passes camera. CU. Watchers. SV. Rest of field. SV. Pan, Diane Leather way out in front on her own. SV. Pan, rest of field. CU. People at finishing line clapping. SV. Towards, Diane Leather coming up to tapes. SV. Rest of field coming up to finish. SCU. Diane Leather watching others finish.

    Cardington, Bedfordshire.

    English Cross Country race starts. SV. Gordon Pirie getting out of track suit. SV. Other runners getting out of track suits. GV. Pan, massed start of race. SV. Pirie, way out on his own, jumps ditch. SV. Rest of field jumping ditch. SV. Towards, Pirie way out on his own, pan with him as he passes camera. SV. Rest of field. SV. Towards, Pirie coming up to winning line. GV. Crowd. CU. Pirie, pan down to his bare feet.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "L")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    511.01
    Media URN:
    30535
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:21:00 / 01:02:18:00
    Canister:
    55/20

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