• Short Summary

    Abdom Pamich wins fifty km walking race in Rome, Italy.

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    Rome, Italy.

    LV. Pan, fifty athletes start away in circuit of Rome Walking Race - 50 km long walking race. LV. Some of the walkers walking along street through traffic. Mayor of Rome is seen standing, waving to the walkers. CU. Travel shot of veteran walker Bomba. SCU. Travel shot, three pairs of feet hurrying along road. GV. Walkers passing huge castle-like building. GV. Walkers going away into back view through the city. SV. Travel shot one of the walkers having neck sponged by man riding beside him on bicycle. GV. One of the walkers making his way through crowded streets. SV. Contestant No 1 Abdom Pamich, who was the eventual winner, coming towards camera refreshing himself with cup of water. CU. Travel shot, contestant No 40 Sercnich, camera pans down to his feet. CU. Feet walking along road. GV. Sercnich just ahead of Pamich as they near the end of race. SV. Pamich refreshes himself with wet sponge. LV. Pamich now leading Sercnich as they near finish. SV. Travel, Sercnich walking neck and neck with another competitor. LV. Pamich leading along crowded street followed by cyclists now well in the lead. SV. Crowds. LV. Elevated shot, Pamich nearing finish. LV. Pamich crosses finishing line, he is the winner. Pamich is hugged by another man. SV. Contestant No 25 Di Gaetano comes in second. LV. Crowd applauding.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:28:00 / 01:32:33:00

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