• Short Summary

    Although Pirie is unwell, Britain take first three places in the international cross country race.

  • Description

    San Sebastian, Spain.

    GV. San Sebastian. GV. Top view, international athletes parading in the stadium. SV. English team parading, led by Sando. GV. Nations lined up in front of national flags. Angle shot, national flags. GTV. Towards and pan, start of the international cross country race. CU. People watching. GV. Runners strung out around circumference of track. SV. Towards and pan to back view, runners leaving the stadium. LV. Towards, Ranger, No 8, leads for England. Second is North African running for France, Allal No 31, a few yards behind comes Frank Sando. SV. Other English runners leaping a small stream. Back view, runners jumping across another muddy stream. SCU. Runners' feet in mud. SV. Towards, Sando now in the lead, pan back to Allal and Ranger battling along in third place (Ranger had a short stop after this due to sickness). Back view, mud spattered Ranger. SV. Rest of the field plugging along. LV. Sando running on his own, other Englishmen leading field, can be seen well behind. SV. Ken Norris followed by Foord ducking under a stile. SV. Other competitors ducking under gate. SV. Runners running towards. SV. & CU. Runners ducking under stile. SV. Towards, Sando running on his own into the stadium towards the finish. LV. Towards, Sando passes post. CU. & SCU. Smiling Sando (Foord is second and Norris third).

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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:
    01:42:50:00 / 01:44:25:00

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