• Short Summary

    Waiters compete in race to carry bottle and champagne glass around a track in Chiswick.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Waiter Wins In A De-Canter".

    Chiswick Polytechnic Stadium, London.

    MV Waiters receiving bottles of champagne, trays and glasses. CU Waiter tying on apron. MV Dolly shot along line of waiters opening bottles. SV Waiter pouring champagne into glass. MV British Film Star Lana Morris attempts to fire gun. Waiters go into false start. MV Lana Morris bringing both hands to bear on gun, which still doesn't go off. CU Big gun firing.

    MV Towards start of race. MV Crowd. LV Competitors running round last lap of stadium. SV Pan Pierre Gironde passing Harold Griver. MV Harold Griver spurting past rest of field to catch up to Gironde. SV Griver crosses tape first but is disqualified. CU Gironde drinking champagne from Cup.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1468.19
    Media URN:
    47900
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:03:00 / 01:44:57:00
    Canister:
    50/42

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