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    Material relating to the Newsreel story "Ken Wood Surprises" 56/42

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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Ken Wood Surprises" 56/42

    Identical material to the original. There is no commentary, music or titles

    White City Stadium, London.

    GV. Towards runner sprinting towards the finishing tape (title super over) GV. Walking race in progress. MS. The starter with gun raised starts the race. SV. Pan showing No. 11 Rozsavogyi and behind him is No. 14 Tobari and believe another Hungarian and behind them No. 8 Gordon Pirie in front of them out of frame is No. 17 and that would now make No. 15 Ken Wood in this scene lying 7th as the camera pans - it shows No. 11 just overtaking 17 and No. 14 and Pirie also moving up.

    GV. Crowd. LV. Pan Pirie now slightly in the lead from No. 11 and lying third is No. 14 Tobari - No. 14 starts to make his move on the outside and also coming through is No. 15 Wood - Tobari passes his team mate No. 11 and starts to go pass Pirie - but on his heels coming through is Wood - on the outside Wood has gone into the lead with No. 14 second and sets out with his team mate to try and catch Wood - No. 11 passes No. 14 - to try and catch Wood - but Wood is holding on as they race through for the line it is now - Wood 15, 11 Rozsavogyi and 14 Tobari but Wood is making about 2 to 2 yard gap and he hit tape.

    SCU. of Wood and Jack Crump Secretary of the A.A.A. (AAA Amateur Athletic Association). SV. of Crowd. SCU. Left to right Tobari, Wood and Rozsavogyi.


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    Selected originals
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    01:20:42:00 / 01:22:01:00
    56/42 (Selected Originals)

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