• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth sees of the runners at the start of a marathon in Windsor Castle.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Windsor Castle and the road to Chiswick, London. Marathon running race.

    MV Runners lined up for start in front of Windsor Castle CU Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) holding starter's pistol. LV Start of race and pan. CU Princess Elizabeth and A Winter, Honorary Organising Secretary, watching the runners in round quadrangle. MV Towards and Pan runners out through main archway of castle. LV towards runners down the main street of Windsor. Castle in background. MV Travel shot runners along leafy glade. SV Pan Jack T Holden (42 years old, from Tipton Harriers) running through crowd. LV GV Holden entering Chiswick stadium and running round track. MV Pan Holden finishing Marathon race. MV Presentation by the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Gowrie VC to Holden.

    Possibly connected with 49/50 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:13:00 / 01:38:35:00
    UNSO Reel 062 E

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