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  • Short Summary

    Tommy Green wins walking race in the Midlands - in the rain.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Nottingham to Birmingham. 'Walking ... in the rain'. 71 walkers brave the weather in annual Midlands 'classic' road race - won again by that wonderful veteran, T W Green, of Belgrave Harriers."

    Nottingham to Birmingham, West Midlands.

    Shots of the start of a walking race on a fairly wet looking day. Various shots of the walkers speeding along the roads.

    Shots of Tommy Green walking out on his own, He arrives in town and walks along the streets there through traffic.

    More shots of walkers out in the countryside. They have wrapped jumpers over their heads to keep off the rain.

    More shots of Tommy walking along. He is given a drink and is being towelled down by race officials. Men on bicycles are following him - they are wearing rain capes. Shots of Tommy as he arrives in Birmingham.

    Shot of the Winner Tommy Green at the end of the race.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    863.14
    Media URN:
    12631
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:43:00 / 01:20:54:00
    Canister:
    31/65

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The race starts outside the Nottingham Council House.

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