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  • Short Summary

    National cross country race with a mass of runners.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Runners instead of Racehorses. Huge crowds brave weather to see French National Cross country on famous Maisons Laffitte Race course."

    France

    M/S of athletes as they start their race on a grass track, watched on both sides by crowds with umbrellas. They pass a pavilion and more crowds. L/S of the tail end of the pack. M/S of the winner at the finishing line and with newsmen. There are gendarmes amongst the crowd.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    674.02
    Media URN:
    32817
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:19:00 / 01:03:42:00
    Canister:
    G 1381

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