• Short Summary

    Manchester to Blackpool relay race won by Birchfield Lads.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MANCHESTER TO BLACKPOOL - 20 teams compete in 51-mile relay race."

    Manchester to Blackpool, Lancashire.

    Start of the Manchester to Blackpool relay race in Manchester - the first twenty runners are off. The baton which contains a letter from Lord Mayor of Manchester to Lord Mayor of Blackpool changes hands - crowd around the runners. Bad weather. Various shots of the race. Finish of the race - the winner, J. W. Beman of Birchfield Lads, presents the Mayor with the baton, crowd around. Second runner arriving, G. Bailey of Salford. A nice close up shot of Beman and Bailey.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    797.36
    Media URN:
    9013
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:12:00 / 01:55:31:00
    Canister:
    34/81

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