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  • Short Summary

    Cross country championship race in horrible conditions, France.

  • Description

    Versailles to Paris, France.

    full titles read: "OVER A THOUSAND RUNNERS - 28 Teams compete for International cross country championship over "terrible going". France won ... Britain 4 th."

    M/S of the athletes lined up looking ager to start the race. The race begins, L/S's of the hundreds of runners making their way through the picturesque countryside. L/S of athletes running up hill, the legs of many of them are completely covered in mud, a few spectators watch the action from the side of the course.

    L/S's of the athletes running through muddy pool of water, some even fall into the cold water. L/S's and M/S's of the runners washing themselves in large tubs, they appear to be in very good spirits despite their gruelling ordeal !

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    814.02
    Media URN:
    18765
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:11:00 / 01:04:36:00
    Canister:
    G 1677

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