• Short Summary

    Paratroopers join Barbara Moore in long distance walking record.

  • Description

    No title. Paratroops challenge Barbara Moore's walking record at Aldershot, Hampshire.

    M/S long distance walker Dr. Barbara Moore and soldiers from the Parachute Regiment standing beside blackboard. C/U Barbara's and paratroopers' feet pan up to blackboard which has the map on. C/U Barbara talking to paratrooper at blackboard. C/U paratrooper's watch. C/U paratrooper pinning number on Barbara's leg.

    C/U interior of army truck, man talking through microphone. M/S Barbara Moore lined up in roadway with paratroops - they are about to start a marathon walk. Camera pans as they walk off. M/S Barbara Moore striding past camera. C/U pan as the other paratroopers go by. L/S of the group walking towards camera with Barbara Moore pacing ahead.

    C/U Barbara pacing along road. C/U Barbara Moore's face. C/U Barbara Moore walking towards camera, camera pans down to her feet. C/U other walkers behind Barbara Moore. Travelling shot looking up at trees. Low angle shot Barbara Moore leading the other walkers. C/U other walkers. Angle shot other walkers, past trees.

    Barbara Moore gave up record attempt after 80 miles. Staff Sergeant Louis Gibson kept going and broke the long distance walking record.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:33:00 / 01:24:45:00

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