• Short Summary

    Tough annual competition in country sports at Grasmere.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "GRASMERE".

    Grasmere, Cumbria.

    Long shot of the open arena where traditional Grasmere Sports taking place. Several shots of the men wrestling competition. Several couples wrestling, judges standing around watching. Start of the cross country race - large field. Various shots of the contestants running through the countryside, climbing high wall, climbing seriously high hill, running downhill. The winner returns to arena and breaks he tapes - he is Gilpin of Portinscale. Close up shot of the winner. Several shots of the pole vaulting competition. Start of the hounds race - they are running the same route as the cross country race seen earlier. Several shots of the dogs running and their masters calling them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    931.37
    Media URN:
    16003
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:40:00 / 01:32:32:00
    Canister:
    37/67

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