Star Item
  • Description

    White City, London.

    GV. Crowd. GV. Start of 440 yards race, pan with last runner GV. Pan with leader who is well ahead. Derek Johnson of Oxford, with a magnificent burst of speed passes several contestants (Orrell-Jones of Cambridge, Karn Van Horn of Yale and Bob Skerritt of Yale) to romp home. SV. Towards runners, Johnson running well and breaks tape. CU. Winner Johnson. GV. Start of 100 yards race, with runners as they streak towards line. SV. Towards, runners. Winner, Kyasky of West Point, breaks tape. GV. Crowds watching. SCU. Winner Kyasky. GV. Start of 2,000 metres race, pan with runners to first bend. SV. Pan, No 5 in lead, No 15 second, No 6 third and Chris Chataway, No 2, fourth. SV. Towards, runners still in same order. SV. Pan, runners still in same order. SV. Crowd, woman cheering like mad. SV. Pan with leader and Chataway. Chataway now running steadily in second place. SCU. Crowd, woman still cheering. SCV. Pan with Chataway now well in the lead. SCU. Towards, Chataway breaks the tape. CU Chris Chataway.

    (Lav.) (Orig "B")

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    30849
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    531.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:14:00 / 01:03:43:00
    Canister:
    55/48
    Sort Number:
    55/048
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Stampfl Athletes OxCam
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment