Almost The 5 Minute Mile 1954

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    Birmingham.

    CU runners lined up. SCU time keepers and judges sitting down. SCU start. SLV swing shot of runners. Diane Leather in lead. SCU swing shot of runners, Diane nearest the camera. CU the time keepers with watch in hand. Swing shot, Diane in the lead, breaking away leaving the all. GV spectators. SCU swing of Diane, and breaking tape. GV crowd round Diane. SCU Diane being congratulated by Mr Austin and Mrs Nelson Neal, her trainer. CU Diane smiling.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene G.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    29466
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    164.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:59:00 / 01:34:23:00
    Canister:
    54/41
    Sort Number:
    54/041
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