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  • Short Summary

    A runner comes into a sports stadium and finishes marathon to tremendous cheering.

  • Description

    Windsor, Berkshire and London.

    Title: "THE 'POLY' MARATHON 26 miles 385 yds. won by D. Mcleod Wright in 2 hrs. 53 mins. A. R. Mills. three times winner, finished third".

    M/S of a lone marathon runner entering a sports stadium, the crowds in the stands cheer. M/S of the runner, Mr. Mcleod Wright reaching the finishing line at end of the stadium running track. C/U of Mr. Mc. M/S of Mr. Mc. standing in front of an enormous and very elaborate trophy, two men rush into frame and usher Mr. Mc. off screen. M/S of Mr. Mc. walking through the crowds in the terraces. Some seconds of black spacing. M/S of Mr. Mc. collecting a trophy from the a platform in the middle of the spectator terraces.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    342.26
    Media URN:
    24456
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:02:00 / 01:56:57:00
    Canister:
    G 1092

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