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  • Short Summary

    Snow does not deter the cross country runners in France .

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Record entry in French cross country race - under wintry conditions over 2000 runners take part in contest at Vincennes. "

    Paris, France

    M/S of hundreds of runners as they set off across a snowy field. The race progresses and the runners pass in a line sloshing through mud and slush beside a snowy field. Some splash in huge puddles, right up to their knees. The winner faces camera.

    Note: The pack look like ants as they rush off at the start . One man falls away from the pack of runners and steps right in a huge muddy puddle of cold icy water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    668.01
    Media URN:
    26571
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:01:32:00
    Canister:
    G 1367

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