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  • Short Summary

    A walker walks from London to Burton and ends with a glass of beer.

  • Description

    Full title reads: To Burton ... On Burton! Veteran 66 year old George Cummings averages five miles an hour in 135 mile walk from London ... on beer!!"

    London.

    Speed walker George Cummings begins his walk standing by one of the statues of Lions in Trafalgar Square, London. A small crowd are there to see him off.

    Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

    A car leads George through the streets of Burton. Crowds have turned out to watch him arrive.

    George is greeted by the Mayor of Burton. He is poured a glass of beer from a bottle. He takes a long drink of the product for which Burton is famous.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    753.04
    Media URN:
    8096
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:39:00 / 01:07:21:00
    Canister:
    30/49

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