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  • Short Summary

    Undergraduates at Cambridge University excel at running during University sports events. Cambridgeshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Endeavour - to the last ounce, every inch of the way. Wonderful running in university sports. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

    Intertitle - 'Watch J.T. Horans inches win over J.E. Robins after neck and neck race in the mile.'

    M/S as the runners set off, the camera follows them around the track. M/S of the leaders close together. M/S of Horans and Robins out in front and neck and neck. Slow motion M/S as they run over finish line with Horans just ahead.

    Intertitle - and R.M.N. Tisdall's magnificent sprint in the 1/4 mile (film shows complete race).

    M/S as starting pistol in fired and the race begins, the camera follows the runners around as one boy moves through to come level with the leader. However Tisdall comes up at the last minute and passes both of them to win. Slow motion M/S as they go over the finish line.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    818.20
    Media URN:
    18863
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:05:00 / 01:48:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1689

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