• Short Summary

    Basket-carrying competition in which most of the competitors lose their baskets.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE WALLS OF JERICHO - Basket-carrying Contest at Market Porters' Sports at Herne Hill.

    Herne Hill, London.

    Men placing wicker baskets one on top of another creating tall lines of baskets. Several shots of the men placing baskets on their heads and walking with them - this is basket-carrying competition at Market Porters' Sports meeting. First prize is £20 presented by Charlie Chaplin. Various shots of he race. Men walking along the track with tall line of baskets on their heads. Most of the competitors loose their baskets along the way. Winner breaks the tapes and drops the baskets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    789.19
    Media URN:
    8839
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:46:00 / 01:33:16:00
    Canister:
    34/73

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