• Short Summary

    Tommy Deane wins the Stawell Gift, the world's richest athletic race. Victoria, Australia.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Stawell Gift: World's Richest Foot Race'. Victoria. Australia.

    MS band playing and marching at track. LS stand. Various shots crowds at the race. Various shots of a track race. Various shots people betting at bookmakers. MS start of race. MS Aboriginal athletes Eli Rubuntja and Edwin Pareroultja shaking hands. MS first heat of the Stawell Gift, the runners cross the line, one man falls.

    CU V. T. Deane who won that heat. MS crowds. MS bookmakers paying out wins. MS finalists warming up. CU another heat. MS's sporting journalists reporting. Various shots as they race in final heat. Deane crosses line first. MS wife kissing him. MS as Miss Glennis Willoughby puts sash round his neck. CU Deane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2311.02
    Media URN:
    65828
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:45:00 / 01:03:41:00
    Canister:
    UN 1398 B

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Although this runner ran under the name "V T Deane" in this event, his name was actually T V Deane (Tommy Deane), one of the issues discussed in this article here........

    www.theage.com.au/news/sp
    ort/dashers-hidden-talent/2006/04/13/114452146
    3202.html?page=fullpage

    "Edwin Pareroutjs" should read Edwin Pareroultja, later a successful artist.....

    www.artrecord.com/index.cfm/arti
    st/3276-pareroultja-edwin/

  2. British Pathé says

    Interesting. Thanks.

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