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  • Short Summary

    A look at some of races between English and American athletes at Queen's Club.

  • Description

    Queen's Club.

    Intertitle: "HONOURS EVEN - Records broken and international friendships made at magnificent contests between England and U.S.A.'s finest athletes".

    Panning shot along the English and American athletes posing for a group photograph - some have Union Jacks on their shirts, others have the Canadian Maple Leaf. M/S of a row of athletes lined up for the start of a sprinting race. A race official fires his starting gun, the spectators packed into the grand stand turn their heads to follow the race. Various high angled shots of runners rounding the corner of the race track, the crowds cheer them on as they reach the final leg. M/S of an athlete attempting (and failing) to do a high jump, a large crowd is in the background. M/S of another athlete's successful high jump attempt. C/U of one of the athletes.

    Intertitle: "Earl Thompson (Canada) wins 120 yrds. Hurdles for Britain and makes new Worlds' record - 14 4/5 seconds".

    High angled L/S of a hurdle race. C/U of Thompson - he laughs and tries to catch his breath before nodding to the camera and exiting.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    212.48
    Media URN:
    21573
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:37:00 / 01:54:39:00
    Canister:
    G 701

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