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  • Short Summary

    Japanese athletes seen in action at Stamford Bridge, London.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Japanese 'Varsity Athletes - from Tokio [sic] ... only beaten by 3 pts. (34 - 31)... by strong Achilles Team."

    Stamford Bridge, London.

    Great M/S in slow-motion of a Japanese man doing the shot-putt; several men stand around watching.

    Intertitle reads: "Mikio Oda cleared 24 ft. 1 in. in the long jump."
    M/S in slow-motion of Mikio Oda taking the long jump. M/S of a man taking the pole-vault.

    Intertitle reads: "Despite magnificent effort by J.W.J. Rinkel in the last lap... the Japs won the 440 yds. relay."
    M/S of Japanese men running in the relay race; in the last lap JWJ Rinkel starts to catch up with the Japanese man, but doesn't quite get ahead before they cross the finishing line.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    732.24
    Media URN:
    34910
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/07/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:51:00 / 01:47:33:00
    Canister:
    G 1519

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