Item title reads - The Flying Finn. Before 40,000 people Nurmi easily defeats champion Indian runners in 3 mile race and makes new world record. Los Angeles, USA (U.S.A.).
M/S of native American Indians in their head-dresses, their runners come up and they all shake hands. M/S as the race begins....
Various nice shots of Salukis posing, eating, running, being taken for a walk etc.
Champion runner Paavo Nurmi in action in the USA (U.S.A.).
Runner Paavo Nurmi practices in New York.
Yellow tinted version of runner Paavo Nurmi practising in New York.
American Joe Schatzel wins 100 yards, Gordon Pirie wins magnificent "Mile of the Century".
Athletes run to raise money for Finland.
Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.