• Short Summary

    Leslie Pawson wins the Boston Marathon, completing the course in 2 hours 35 minutes.

  • Description

    Titles read: "VETERAN WINS MARATHON IN BOSTON, US".

    Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

    Various shots of people running in the 26 mile marathon from Hopkinton to Boston. Crowds line the route and cheer. Leslie Pawson is first across the finishing line, in 2 hours 35 minutes. Duncan McCallum is carried across the line after collapsing just before the end of the race. 50-year-old Clarence DeMar comes in 7th - he has won the race seven times before. Brief shot of Pawson with a laurel wreath on his head, looking exhausted.

    Note: for search purposes, "The Pride of Pawtucket".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    965.15
    Media URN:
    17167
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1938
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:20:00 / 01:16:10:00
    Canister:
    38/38

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