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  • Short Summary

    Mrs Pugh wins the women's road walk championship in Wimbledon.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Women's road walk championship won by Mrs Pugh, covering the 3 miles in 28 minutes, 15 seconds - 16 competed. Wimbledon, London.

    L/S of the ladies lined up ready to start, M/S as they set off and the camera tracks backwards in front of them. M/S as they continue walking as quickly as possible. M/S as Mrs Pugh walks through the finish line, a man shakes her hand. Another lady finishes and looks ready to collapse, men hold her up and put a coat around her, others help another contestant in a similar state. M/S of Mrs Pugh and the runner-up together.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    820.33
    Media URN:
    18906
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:13:00 / 01:51:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1694

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