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    AAA Marathon at Coventry won by Brian Kilby.

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    Full title reads: "Coventry".

    AAA Marathon at Coventry won by Brian Kilby.

    LV Competitors in the AAA Marathon Championships running along road. Group of runners including No 18 N Crossfield and others. LV As competitors are given sponges as they run along. LV People watching from roadside. LV Pan more runners are given sponges. LV No 55 CPL Lee is given a drink by girl. SV Pan No 56 DS Lee is given drink. LV Crowd watching. LV No 55 Lee running along road. LV No 1 Brian Kilby with police escort.

    GV The finish at Binley Park School, Coventry. SV Crowd at finish. LV as Kilby breasts tape. SV Crowd applaud. SV Pan Kilby. SV Second man crosses line, he is J Haslam. CU As third man No 15 R Campbell comes in. LV Crowd applaud.

    LV Kilby seated on table with his feet in bucket of water. CU As his forehead is wiped. CU His feet in bucket, pan up as he puts track suit top on. SV Crowd applauds. SV as Mr Jack Crump, Secretary of the Amateur Athletics Association hands Kilby's Olympic invitation to him.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:23:00 / 01:12:51:00

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  1. D H Crump says

    Last paragraph: Jack Crump was the Honorary Secretary of the British Amateur Athletic Board at this time, not the AAA.

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