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  • Short Summary

    The London to Brighton relay running race, won by A.H. Rodway of the Birchfield Harriers.

  • Description

    London and Brighton, Sussex.

    Title: "LONDON - BRIGHTON RELAY RACE won by Birchfield Harriers in record time. A.H. Rodway (Birchfield H.) was first man home".

    M/S of marathon runners jogging down a crowd lined London street (looks like Westminster, in front of Houses of Parliament). M/S of a narrow path between a crowd, several runners pass relay batons on to their running partners and then retire from the race.

    M/S of a running coming down a crowd lined country road. M/S of the winning runner bursting through the finishing line, crowds cheer from the edge of the road, a large sign advertises the 'London to Brighton Relay Race' sponsored by the 'News of the World'. C/U of the winner, Rodway, shaking hands with a man with a pipe.

    Note: for alternative shots of this event, please see record for LONDON - BRIGHTON RELAY RACE (version 2 of 2).

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:29:00 / 01:37:12:00
    G 1284

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