Four Minute Mile Aka 4minute Mile 1954

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Oxford.

MV contestants lined up at start. SV start and pan as Chris Brasher jumps into the lead, followed by Roger Bannister. Chataway about to make his way through to third place. SV crowd watching from club house. LV pan, Brasher setting a hot pace followed by Bannister and Chris Chataway....

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Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
29393
Sort Number:
54/035
Time in/Out:
01:15:41:00 / 01:17:49:00
Canister:
54/35
Film ID:
156.07
Issue Date:
10/05/1954

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