• Short Summary

    Athlete MacDonald Bailey gives running tips to waitress Enid Soffe.

  • Description

    White City & Piccadilly, London.

    High angled shot of White Bear Inn restaurant with black athlete McDonald Bailey seated in centre. M/S waitress, Enid Soffe, serving at table. M/S Enid serving McDonald Bailey. Various shots Enid chatting with McDonald. C/U another man seated at same table - he is restaurant manager. M/S three talking.

    M/S Bailey and Enid on track at White City, he is giving running tips to the waitress who won waitresses' sprint champion. C/U Bailey gesticulating. C/U Enid nodding approval. M/S Bailey showing how to place foot in his new starting block, and how to take up starting position. C/U Enid looking on. C/U Bailey showing leg position. M/S Enid taking up position on starting block.

    M/S Enid in starting position. Bailey moves the rear block forward to fit her requirements. Bailey shows her the hands position. C/S Enid running off block. Various shots two of them running down track.

    Note: newspaper article on file.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:15:00 / 01:50:32:00
    NP 459

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Three mentions of "MacDonald Bailey" should read McDonald Bailey.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks. We've made that mistake a lot!

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