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  • Short Summary

    An item showing various events including shot putt and sprinting in the International Athletics competition.

  • Description

    Item title reads - International Athletics. France, where Athleticism is enthusiastically supported by State and people.....narrowly defeated by 5 points only. Paris.

    L/S of a hurdle race. Various shots of men in the shot putt competition as they throw the ball. We also see a couple of races and two of the runners in M/S, presumably they are the winners.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    242.33
    Media URN:
    22490
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:22:00 / 01:49:23:00
    Canister:
    G 807

Comments (1)

  1. Wilky72 says

    I believe my gt gt gt uncle Frederick Mawby is the winner of the hurdles race, and is seated on the left during the shot put event.

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