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  • Short Summary

    Sam Ferris wins the race from Windsor to Stamford Bridge - for the 6th time.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Windsor to Stamford Bridge. 'The Poly Marathon'. Sam Ferris (R.A.F.) - against World's best long distance runners - wins famous race for the 6th time, in 2 hrs, 35 mins, 31 4/5 secs. - best time ever recorded."

    London.

    BV of group of athletes running, possibly near Windsor Castle.

    Sam Ferris (RAF - Royal Air Force) runs into the Stamford Bridge stadium and makes his way around the running track. He is out on his own and the crowd give him applause. He sprints for the winning tape and lots of photographers are there to take pictures as he wins. A jacket is put round him and the runner up shakes his hand.

    MS of Ferris as he is presented with the trophy.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    809.05
    Media URN:
    10596
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:14:00 / 01:09:15:00
    Canister:
    31/44

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