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  • Short Summary

    Coverage of Cross Country Running - T. F. Smythe crosses the finishing line first.

  • Description

    Cross country running in Ireland - good shots of the winner crossing the finishing line.

    Full title reads: "Irish National Cross Country Championship. T. F. Smythe 'runs away' from huge field to win coveted title."

    Southern Ireland, Eire, Republic of Ireland.

    Large field of runners set out on cross country race. Back view as they run. More shots of the runners, they are wearing athletics shorts and T-shirts. They run up to a barrier, some of them vault over it, some duck underneath.

    Runners approach a small ditch. A couple of people are there to ensure they notice it. The runners leap over the ditch and keep on going. Two runners are followed by the camera as they run along a straight. Camera follows one runner who has gone out on his own.

    Runner comes down final straight towards the camera. He breaks the finishing tape.

    Sound Track Missing

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    665.30
    Media URN:
    4846
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:44:00 / 01:34:38:00
    Canister:
    32/20

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