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  • Short Summary

    American athletes compete against British in this contest at Stamford Bridge Grounds.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "America v. British Empire - America takes the honours by narrow margin of 8 events to 6 in the finest Athletic Contest yet seen."

    Stamford Bridge Grounds, London.

    M/Ss of lines of athletes in sports jackets parading across the sports ground before a huge crowd in the spectator stand.

    Intertitle reads: "J.E. London only lost by inches in the 400 yds. relay."
    M/S of J E London and others running in the relay race; London is overtaken by the American runner at the last minute.

    Intertitle reads: "D.G.A. Lowe... "came home alone" in 2 mile relay."
    Slow motion M/S of Lowe running along the track towards us.

    Intertitle reads: "C. Ellis ran the race of his life to win the 4 mile for us."
    M/S of Ellis running in the race, then panting afterwards.

    Intertitle reads: "F.R. Gaby had the bad luck to "crash" at last hurdle in the 480 yds."
    Various shots, including some in slow motion of the hurdle race. Gaby comes leaping over the hurdles and trips over the last one.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:02:58:00
    G 1529

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