• Short Summary

    Manchester to Blackpool Walking race won by Percy Reading.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News In Flashes".

    Manchester to Blackpool Walking race won by Percy Reading.

    LV Towards contestants walking through Manchester. CU Travel shot contestant. SV Travel shot G Hall - No 4. - walking. SV Pan JW Warren - No 50 - and G Bailey - No 51 - taking refreshments on route. SV Pan No 59 - GJ Birchall. SV No 60 - GP Birchall - following son. SV Travel shot No 60 - GP Birchall. SV Travel shot No 1 - Percy Reading. SV People applauding LV Towards Reading - No 1 - walking between crowds to winning tape. SV Crowd applauding. LV Towards GJ Birchall, accompanied by son, Michael finishing second. LV GP Birchall walking through crowd to finish third Grandson runs forward and walks with him.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1475.07
    Media URN:
    48169
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:03:00 / 01:09:41:00
    Canister:
    51/54

Comments (1)

  1. ESudworth says

    I was so pleased to find this footage on your website, it shows my Great Grandad George Birchall Snr, also my Grandad George Birchall (who is still with us at 89yrs old) and my Dad Michael Birchall (now 67yrs).
    It has been fantastic to show my sons their three Grandads all in one amazing clip
    My Grandad was so pleased to watch the footage as he speaks all the time of his love and memories of all the walks he did with his dad
    Thank you , I will definitely ordering a couple of pictures from you
    Emma Sudworth (was Birchall, Warrington)

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