• Short Summary

    Market porters take part in races as part of Smithfield centenary celebrations. London.

  • Description

    No title - Porters race as part of Smithfield Market centenary celebrations. London.

    M/S three porters carrying carcasses of meat on their shoulders in the final heats of the Carcass Carrying Contest at Smithfield. Camera pans as porters run down market and one of them falls. M/S pan as two of them pass tape. M/S four more porters running towards camera carrying carcasses of meat, camera pans as they go past. M/S two more porters running towards camera and past it. M/S porters running up towards the tape in the final, Ted Clift is in the lead. M/S as he passes tape. M/S porters pulling wheelbarrows at start of wheelbarrow race. Camera pans as three go past. Various shots of the race, Ted Clift wins this race as well. M/S of Ted surrounded by porters and policemen congratulating him.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2075.18
    Media URN:
    56957
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:02:00 / 01:40:00:00
    Canister:
    68/88

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