• Short Summary

    Several new world records, including pole vault, made at athletic championship in America.

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    United States of America (USA).

    Title reads '16 Foot Barrier Crashed in Pole Vault'.

    GV. Eighty yard race seen from start to finish, won by Frank Budd. CU. Budd looking in camera. GV. Section of crowd. GV. Gary Jay Gubner putting the shot, pan with the shot. It lands and the judges mar it off as a world record of 63 ft 10 1/4 inches. CU. Gary Jay Gubner looking into camera. High angle panning panning shot of John Uelses taking run up for pole vault. Cut to show motion of vault being made good shot of him clearing the bar and landing. GV. Team mates rush forward and congratulate him on an outstanding jump of 16"-1 1/4", a world record. CU. Gary Jay Gubner looking into camera, very please with himself.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 01/02/1962.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:20:00 / 01:06:16:00
    UN 3568 G

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  1. Unknown user says

    The event here is the Millrose Games. They took place on 12 February 1962.

    "Eighty yard race seen from start to finish, won by Frank Budd" - second is Herb Carper, third is Wilton Jackson.

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