• Short Summary

    Porters from London markets race around a football pitch with their baskets.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Tottenham. 'It's just a matter of using your head!' said Mr Bailey of Covent Garden - winner of Inter Market Basket carrying Derby - 23 porters from Covent Garden, Spitalfields and Borough Market competed."

    Tottenham, London.

    Various shots of odd race between market porters. They run a course carrying tall piles of baskets on their heads. A crowd has come out to cheer them on. The porters are walking around the outside of a football pitch (possibly White Hart Lane). Many of the competitors drop their piles of baskets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    703.02
    Media URN:
    6090
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:52:00 / 01:02:07:00
    Canister:
    33/27

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