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  • Description

    London.

    AS St. Martin's in the Fields. SV board headed $4 million beneath which are pictures of church. SV St. Martin's silver steps with banner inviting people to cover steps with silver. Pan down to silver coins on first step. SV a passer by places coin on step. SV crowd at the head of Downing Street. SV Sir Winston Churchill shaking hands with runners who run the first leg from Downing Street to St Martin's. He shakes hands with Roger Bannister, Chris Chataway, Chris Brasher and Gordon Pirie. SV crowd. SCU Prime Minister handing envelopes to the runners. SV crowd. SV Sir Winston Churchill starts runners - drops a flag. STV runners up Downing Street and turn into Whitehall. STV travel shot, runners up Whitehall. LV traffic following the runners. SV pan, runners going through Trafalgar Square, past the Art Gallery. AS St. Martin's. SV the next series of runners standing by at St. Martin's. SV towards and pan to back view, runners handing over envelopes, and pan with the new team as they go away.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene F.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    29481
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    166.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:40:00 / 01:17:49:00
    Canister:
    54/43
    Sort Number:
    54/043
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Bannister Stampfl Athletes 1954 1954 shortlist Roger and the Two Chris\'s
  • Stills

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

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