MARATHON Aerial WS of marathon runners at the starting line of a big race. City streets are crowded along the marathon route as spectators and runners participate in a city marathon. Toronto International Marathon. Exhausted runners cross the finish line at the end of a marathon.
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Date: October 18, 2003 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:41:00, With Audio
DANCE MARATHON Images from a 1930's dance marathon. Couples, wearing contestant numbers, dancing on a round dance floor. Audience members on bleachers watching and applauding. Couples swing dancing. A man shaves while dancing, with the assistant of a woman who holds a mirror and bowl. Contestants eating breakfast at a table. Exhausted men and women sleeping while their dancing partners support them, shake them awake or carry them off the floor. A woman puts an exhausted man onto a bed.
THREE MONTH DANCE MARATHON - 1932 Only a few couples remain in a grueling three month dance marathon at Coney Island, N.Y. Couples take turns sleeping in each others arms but have to look lively for certain numbers and make it to their feet after their break is over.
JOIE RAY IN GRUELING DANCE MARATHON - 1932 Former Olympic runner Joie Ray is among the competitors of dance marathon. To win cash prizes the hoofers eat, shave, sleep and read the newspaper or letters from loved ones as they move around the floor.
SWIMATHON Mrs. Huddleston in "swimathon" victory as rivals collapse in San Fransisco, California. Three women - a flapper, a four time mother and a world's champion - meet in attempt to lower the latter's aquatic endurance record of more than 86 hours, with result that Miss Hall of Memphis, is taken out exhausted after 51 hrs 20 mins. Mrs Leonard of Tracy, California, lasts for 70 hrs, 24 mins and the title holder 78 hours 32 mins.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:04:00, No Audio
ROUGH GOING ON IWO JIMA On the front line in Iwo Jima, two Marines help a wounded buddy walk across a barren landscape. Another exhausted Marine naps in a natural foxhole. Gritty, moving footage. A tank moves slowly as its turret turn
Date: 1945 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:34:00, No Audio
CANADIAN AID WORKER RELEASED IN GAZA CITY - 2006 - 1 Canadian aid worker Adam Budzanowski is exhausted but otherwise unharmed after being held captive by Palestinian militants in Gaza City for a day. He and other foreigners were taken prisoner by Palestine militants upset over an Israeli raid on one of their prisons.
Date: March 15, 2006 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:13:00, No Audio
MARATHON DANCE CONTEST - WEARY COUPLES TRY TO KEEP GOING The headlines announce a 18 day and night dance marathon then cut to a scene straight out of the movie "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" One poor girl is so tired her partner is literally holding her up as she flops like a ragdoll in his arms. Marathon dance contests were a huge craze in the 1930s that thankfully didn't last.
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