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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the National Cross Country Championships in Hereford.

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    Item title reads - National Cross Country Championships. Corporal Cotterell, R.C. of Signals, E. Hayser, Hallamshire H., J.E. Webster, Birchfield H., finish first, second and third, as in 1924 and within 20 seconds of each other. Hereford, Herefordshire.

    L/S of many people running along up the course, they run up to a gate and climb over. M/S of one man running through the crowds followed by another. M/S of Cotterell and Hayser shaking their hands, C/U of Cotterell.

    Intertitle - '... and once again, and for the 17th time, the Birchfield Harriers won Team Honours.'

    M/S as the camera pans across the team. M/S from behind as they set off. M/S as they run along in lines and climb over a fence.

    M/S of Cotterell and Hayser shaking hands. M/S as the men climb over a fence. M/S as Cotterell is held aloft and people cheer and wave. C/U of him smiling. Various shots as they jump over gates and vault over another fence. L/S as they all start the race and run round a corner. M/S as Cotterell is escorted along and then lifted up on people's shoulders, others wave their hats. L/S of the course, L/S as they race up the and round a corner. M/S as they run along in a line.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:11:47 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:36:00 / 01:18:12:00
    G 1173

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