• Short Summary

    O'Reilly wins Manchester to Blackpool walking race.

  • Description


    SV. Rain pouring into gutter. Pan up to general view of competitors of the Manchester to Blackpool walking race sheltering in Manchester's Town Hall arch. CU. Walk sign. GV. Town Hall clock showing 6.15. GV. Pan as the competitors start the walk. GV. As they leave the square. CU. Ninety two year old Mr Hoole who came second in the 1921 walk. LV. & CU. Walkers coming towards camera in pouring rain. SV. Pan, the leader, contestant No 3, A. Johnson, taking a drink while walking. SV. Pan with contestant No 15 G. G. Goodair as he walks past. SV. Pan H. D. Neilson wipes himself with a sponge and throws it over his shoulder. SCU. Johnson who has led most of the way leaning against the wall, having his back massaged. CU. Johnson - he had to retire with dislocated shoulder. SV. Pan as Frank O'Reilly takes over the lead. SV. Man watching. SV. Tracking shot of O'Reilly. CU. O'Reilly's legs. GV. Blackpool Tower, pan to long shot of O'Reilly as he walks towards camera. SV. As he walks up to the Mayor of Blackpool and is congratulated. LV. Crowd applauding. CU. O'Reilly and the Mayor holding the cup.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:20:00 / 01:22:34:00

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