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    King's Cup Air Race - Yachting in Norfolk - Athletics from White City Stadium.

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    Full title reads: "Sport Tops Holiday List".

    Birmingham Airport. King's Cup Air Race. MV 'planes lined up. SV Hawker 1040. SV Tommy Rose. SV Miss R M Sharp, only woman entrant. MV Planes taxiing to start. SV First 'plane Comper Smith takes off. SV Group Captain Townsend. pilot of Princess Margaret's 'plane. SV Princess Margaret's 'plane Whitney Straight taking off. LV 'planes circling pylon. MV C L Cole's Comper Smith round pylon. MV Short Seeland round. LV No 19, miles Gemini 1A. LV Crowd. LV aircraft flying towards pylon. Crowd. LV winner Gemini III crossing line pan to crowd. SV Winner Holding Cup. (John Somers) He says: 'It was a grand race and I feel very, very lucky to win it'.

    Oulton Broads, Norfolk. Yachting scenes. GV Yachts moored on quayside. SV Man battling with billowing sail. SV Three Yachts. SV Two women on yacht. LV yacht sailing out to starting buoy. SV Starters. MV Yachts under way. MV Yacht racing, heeling over. CU man looking through binoculars. MV Yacht rounding buoy. VS yachts. CU Woman. VS of yachts racing SV Yacht racing along. Man falls overboard. SV Back view type on yacht looking forward. SV Yacht cutting through water.

    London. England V France Athletics competition. LV pan crowded stands at White City stadium. MV Start of 100 yards. Pan with runners. E MacDonald Bailey in lead. He is passed by Les Laing. Laing runs on to win. LV Towards T D Anderson (GB) Pole vaults and fails. LV Crowd. LV Angle shot towards Georges Breitman. ( France) - winner - vaults and goes under bar. MV Pan mile race in progress. El Mabrouk (France) leading followed by Vernier (France) and Bill Nankerville (GB) Nankerville starts to overtake two Frenchman, passes them and takes lead. Jacques Vernier overtakes El Mabrouk. SV Crowd. MV Pan Nankerville and Vernier. Vernier, creeping up on Nankerville and passes him. He runs on to win. CU Vernier. LV Crowded stands. MV Pan Start of 120 yard hurdles. Won by Don Finlay. MV Crowd applauding. CU Finlay.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:50:00 / 01:47:28:00

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