• Short Summary

    Jim Peters breaks the world marathon record in race from Windsor to Chiswick.

  • Description

    Windsor and Chiswick.

    SV competitors lined up at start in ground of Windsor Castle. CU Lord Burgleigh starting race (gun shot). LV & SV towards, massed start, runners coming towards. GV runners leaving Windsor Castle. SV & CU Jim Peters, number one, running behind two others clear of field. Numbers 35 and 159 are other two with him. SV towards, part of rest of the field. CU pan, Jim Peters running on his own. LV towards, Peters entering Chiswick stadium and running round track. SV pan, Peters running round track. SV towards and pan, Peters breaks tape. SV crowd applauding. CU Peters.

    (Lav.) (Orig.F.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    170.21
    Media URN:
    29844
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:02:00 / 01:30:12:00
    Canister:
    54/50

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