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  • Short Summary

    Athletics competition between Irish competitors and members of Achilles Club at Croke Park.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Irish Athletes defeat the famous Achilles Club at Croke Park".

    Dublin, Eire (Republic of Ireland, Southern Ireland).

    L/S of sprinting race in sports stadium. Panning L/S of spectators watching from grand stand. Various M/Ss of athletes swinging hammers. M/S of the four runners at start of race. L/S of runners racing past stands. L/S of runners reaching the end of the race.

    Various shots of long jumpers. L/S of sprinting race, we see runners breaking through finishing line. M/S of athletes sitting on floor and on bench in front of stands. C/U of two men - the smaller of two wears white coat, looks like competition official. The other, large man, looks like athlete. The smaller man helps the athlete put his blazer on.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    544.02
    Media URN:
    26045
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:24:00 / 01:15:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1319

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