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  • Short Summary

    E. Harper wins the cross country national championship in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.

  • Description

    THE CROSS COUNTRY CLASSIC. (Beaconsfield.)

    Item title reads - The cross country "classic". 36 teams - over 300 runners - compete in National Championship - E. Harper (Hallamshire H.) was first man home - Birchfield Harriers again won team title. Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.

    L/S as all the runners set off at once, the camera follows them. L/S as they run down a hill, through trees and over fences. Various shots as they continue the race. M/S of Harper running along towards the finish and over the line. M/S of him sat on men's shoulders with two others. C/U of him looking exhausted.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    782.11
    Media URN:
    35693
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:15:00 / 01:19:37:00
    Canister:
    G 1588

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