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    Russian relay of runners, cyclists, rowers and motorcyclists.

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    Moscow, Russia / Soviet Union / USSR.

    Documentation states runners from 20 sports organisations are starting in the traditional relay race. This is a combined race of running, cycling, rowing & motorcycling. Jusev of the Dynamo Organisation comes in first on a motor cycle, Vorodijev comes in second.

    LS.G.V. runners lined up in Maikowsky Square. CU. Starter with flags. LS.G.V. pan runner start. LS. Travel shot runners running. LV. Tracking shot runner hands baton to girl competitor. LS. Tracking shot girls in race running towards. SV. Cyclists passing baton to man who runs towards boat. LS. Towards runner races down steps, falls at bottom of steps, picks himself up and runs to boat. LS. Other racers arriving at boats. SV. Top view boat pulling away from quay. SV. Side view boat being rowed across river, overtakes another boat in background. SV. Runners waiting impatiently on steps of Crimea bridge. SV. Top shot pan boat arrives at jetty of Crimea bridge. Man in boat hands baton to runner. SV. Another boat arriving. AC. Pan as motorcyclist starts (Baton handed over). SV. Another man jumps out of boat. LV. Runner hands baton to motorcyclist. Travel shot back view motorcyclist, racing down road. LV. Pan winning motorcyclist crosses line. (Winner Jusev of the Dynamo Club). GV crowds.


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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:06:00 / 01:06:05:00
    UN 2121 F

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