• Short Summary

    British runner Jimmy Peters breaks the World Record in the Windsor to Chiswick marathon.

  • Description

    Windsor & Chiswick, Greater London.

    SV. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh inspecting runners at the Windsor to Chiswick Marathon. SV. Duke chatting to Jimmy Peters last years winner. CU. Jimmy Peters.

    SV. Duke firing starting pistol.

    LV. Runners passing Windsor Castle. SV. Back view, runners leaving castle. SV. Travel shot main pack of runner, Nash from Port Talbot (170) leading from Ellick (131) in striped jersey.

    MV. Jimmy Peters well ahead of field, pan to back view. Pan to cricketers playing in nearby field.

    GV. Main pack of runners refreshing with sponge, 32 throws sponge to 68. CU. Helper removing sponge from water.

    SV. 137 refusing proffered sponge. SV. Main pack now smaller. SV. Peters sponging himself.

    SV. Peters entering Stadium. SV. Crowd. SV. Peters breaks tape. SV. Crowd.

    CU. Sporting Life trophy. SV. Peters with trophy. CU. Jimmy Peters.

    (Orig. Rota Lav.) (Orig."H") Peters' time for the 26 mile marathon was 20 hrs 20 mins and 42.2 secs - a World Record at the time.

    Selected Originals exist of this item - see other records.

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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:
    01:01:24:00 / 01:02:37:00

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