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    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Australian newsreel item, title reads: "Landy Assists Fallen Opponent - Still Wins Mile!"

    Melbourne, Australia

    LS High shot, 100 yards won by Australian athlete, Hector Hogan. LS Crowds in stadium. MS Hogan after winning the race walking off the track. LS Various shots of the mile race in which John Landy stops to pick up fallen opponent, Ron Clarke, and restarts to make up lost ground, overtake his competitors and win easily to rapturous applause. (Incident of the fall is shown by a still "courtesy of the Melbourne Sun"). MS Landy talking to the injured Clarke after the race.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 21/03/1956. British commentary.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:06:00 / 01:51:09:00
    UN 2826 J
    Sort Number:
    UN 2826 J
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure
    Stampfl Athletes Hec Hogan John Landy
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Hogan" is Hector Hogan.

    "Clarke" is Ron Clarke.

    The incident occurred on 10 March 1956.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks jamied - I'm sure researchers will find that useful.

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