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    Hurlingham Park, Buckinghamshire.

    GV pan, the new sports centre at Hurlingham Park. SV crowded grandstand swept by rain. LV Dr Roger Bannister at mike on rostrum on which are local dignitaries and members of the Variety Club (raining heavily.) SCU Bannister talking (natural sound): "...Its an honour to come... the weather could be better... an historic occasion... proud to play a part in it." SV Bannister leaving rostrum to break tape. SV crowd applauding, raining heavily. SV Bannister breaks tape and walks away. LV crowd applauding. SV Tessie O'Shea clowning as she walks through mud with other members of Variety Club. SCU Dr Bannister watching from stands as meeting gets under way. Sequence of track and field events (running, jumping, fast walking). SV a competitor receiving an award from Bannister. CU another competitor receiving an award.

    (Neg.) (Orig "D")

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    29889
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    184.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:57:00 / 01:16:23:00
    Canister:
    54/72
    Sort Number:
    54/072
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities
  • Stills

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

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