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  • Short Summary

    A cross country race sees the cyclists beat the runners despite waterlogged conditions. Walsall.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Cyclists' beat runners in novel cross country race despite very heavy going. Walsall, Stafford.

    L/S of the boys running next to the cyclists, they pass the camera, some cyclists get bogged down in the mud. M/S of the cyclists wheeling their bicycles through the muddy field, one carries his. M/S as a cyclist runs across a very muddy, waterlogged bit of field with his bicycle, several have difficulty passing through, they are followed by the runners. M/S as one runner climbs over the fence, all the cyclists have to throw their bicycles over the fence and then climb through. Several shots of the runners climbing easily over it while the cyclists are slowed down by their bicycles. M/S as the winning cyclist rides over the line watched by the crowds who are applauding.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    380.07
    Media URN:
    24946
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:11:00 / 01:11:09:00
    Canister:
    G 1171

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