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  • Short Summary

    Athletics champion Mr Percy Hodge demonstrates his steeple chasing technique.

  • Description

    A steeple chasing demonstration by Mr. Percy Hodge, the famous International and Olympic Champion.

    Intertitle reads: "Only by perfect timing of brain and muscle, can a World's Champion save those vital fractions of seconds." "The new style... the straight leg way... is a marked advance." Various shots at normal speed and in slow motion of Percy Hodge jumping a fence. He shows us that he can do it whilst carrying a bottle on a tray.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    864.22
    Media URN:
    14834
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:19:00 / 01:52:50:00
    Canister:
    EP 077

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