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  • Short Summary

    Disabled people competitions - egg and spoon, cake off a string and obstacle race.

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    Richmond Park.

    SCU. Men looking at new type of invalid carriage. SCU. Disabled chatting together ( 2 shots) MS. Group of disabled chatting. CU. Head shot of disabled man. CU. Head shot of disabled man. another disabled man. LS. MS. The Parade of invalid chairs. ( 3 shots) SCU. The Mayor of Kingston watching, with the Mayoress (Alderman W. Eggleton) MS. Invalids moving up towards start of race. (2 shots) CU. Man spectator. MS. Women in invalid chairs chatting to boys. MS. Competitors lined up for start of race, Back view. CU. Head shot of woman competitor with egg and spoon in her mouth. CU. Man competitor with egg and spoon in his mouth. LMS. Egg and spoon race in progress. MS. People waiting at finishing line. MS. First, second and third arrive home. SCU. Woman taking egg and spoon out of disabled man's mouth. MS. Start and pan of another egg and spoon race. LS. Starter drops flag and back view of competitors moving off. MS. People sitting in invalid chairs watching. MS. Two women in invalid chair. MS. Starter. MS. Pan across two men competitors lined up for start of egg and spoon race. LMS. One man arrives home easy winner. CU. Pan down back of invalid chair to show number plate and 'GB' at bottom. LS. GV. of the rally. CU. Girl competitor in obstacle race trying to eat a bun on a string. CU. Man competitor in obstacle race trying to eat a bun on a string. MS. Competitors blowing up balloons in obstacle race. CU. Man blowing up balloon. CU. Another man blowing up balloon SCU. Man blowing up balloon. SCU. Girl blowing up balloon Her balloon bursts. LMS. Back view girl speeding along track to finishing line. LMS. MS. Competitors trying to eat buns suspended on string. CU. Angle shot girl eating bun. CU. Girl eating.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:32:00 / 01:27:47:00
    UN 2151 C

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