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  • Short Summary

    Children's sports day with all the old favourites; three legged racing and obstacle courses.

  • Description

    Tyne and Wear.

    Title reads: "Newcastle Elementary Sports' Festival".

    M/S of a little girls running across a field divided into lanes towards a finishing line. Similar shot of a little boys' race. Various M/Ss of little girls doing country dancing in a field in front of an audience. M/S of a little boys three legged race. M/S of little boys running an obstacle race; they have to dive through barrels and push mini-wheelbarrows along. M/S of the Mayoress presenting children with trophies. A crowd of parents and friends watches, a little girl presents the Mayoress with a bouquet.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    536.27
    Media URN:
    25906
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:44:00 / 02:01:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1311

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