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    International powerboat racing won by Britain. British Games Athletics event at White City.

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    Full title reads: "It's Great Britain".

    Powerboat race from Putney, London to Ramsgate, Kent. International powerboat racing won by Britain.

    LV As power boats start race from Putney. GV Boats racing. LV No 88 at speed. LV Boats racing. LV Pan No 20. jumping high out of water. GV Beach of Ramsgate. SV People looking out to sea. GV Boats racing off Ramsgate. LV Ditto as No 26 comes past camera. Also No 122, we see jumping high out of water. LV Smaller boat racing. GV No 88 jumping very high. LV Another boat jumping. GV As the winner No 89 comes in at Putney. SV Ditto. SV As Mrs Garner puts laurels round Jim Beard's neck. CU As she presents him with trophy.

    British Games Athletics event at White City, London.

    GV White City Stadium. GV Ditto. LV Start of the 100 metres race. Gun goes, camera pans with runners and Lyn Davies wins. CU JK Stone preparing to putt the shot. CU Stone putts the shot. SV The shot landing. SV DR Harrison putting the shot. CU FF Fitzpatrick preparing to put the shot. LV Fitzpatrick putting the shot. SV Pan the start of the mile. Gun goes. GV Pan runners going down the back straight. Alan Simpson moves into third. SV Crowd. GV Pan runners going down straight. Simpson still in third. SV Ditto. SV Runners coming past camera, Simpson moves into lead and starts to pull away. GV Crowd applauding. GV Simpson turns into home stretch well clear and running on strongly. Simpson breaks tape. SV Happy Alan Simpson.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:10:00 / 01:52:15:00

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