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  • Short Summary

    Too old to compete at 40? Members of a London athletics club prove otherwise.

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    Parliament Hill sports ground, London

    Reel 1. C.U. the Secretary of the club, Mr. Winter, with 75 year old veteran, W. Bowney. C.U. of Mr. Bowney. M.S. He is seen running. M.S. Mr. R. Bailey (aged 65) limbering up before the races begin. L.S. Various shots of the the heats for the 100 yards race. L.S. Various shots of races in progress.
    Reel 2. L.S.M.S. the two miles walk championship. L.S. M.S. Start and finish of 100 yds and VS of 2 miles run including CUs of feet and legs running..
    Reel 3 The High Jump. M.S. the high jump. C.U. the footage marked on the support of the jump. The bar is at five feet three and a half inches. C.U. Head shot of the winner of the high jump, Mr. J. J. Palmer (aged 46). L.S. runners on track and M.S. spectators sitting on wall.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:37:00 / 01:51:42:00
    UN 1755 C

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