Star Item
  • Description

    Start of the men's 3 mile race at the A.A.A. athletics meeting at White City. Kenya's Nyandika Maiyoro leading the race while running barefoot, followed by Great Britain's Chris Chataway and Fred Green. Chataway and Green overtaking Maiyoro, and spectators watching on. Close up Green holding on to win the race from Chataway, and tight close up of both runners crossing the line. Spectators watching on, as Green is presented with a trophy by Lord Burghley as Chataway watches on. Close up starter firing starting pistol, and start of men's 1 mile race, involving Roger Bannister amongst others. Mid shot of lead runners, with Bannister in second place. Spectators watching on, and close up of Bannister taking the lead, and sprint away from the pack. Nice long shot of Bannister running, showing his smooth running style, and crossing the line to win, and then shake hands with the other runners. Mid shot Roger Bannister.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    101284
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    201206.285
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:00:00 / 10:01:42
    Canister:
    Sort Number:
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    1954
  • 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