• Short Summary

    Majorie Jackson, young Australian athlete, beats woman champion Fanny Blankers-Koen.

  • Description

    Sydney, Australia.

    Title reads '17 Yrs. Old Country Girl Defeats Dutch Champion'.

    LS. Elevated general view of stadium. SCU. Legs of Dutch champion athlete Fanny Blankers-Koen and husband, pan up to two talking. LS. Crowd in stadium. LS. Competitors starting in the 100 metres race. LS. Race in progress. Pan, slow motion, to finish with Jackson winning. Fanny Blankers-Koen somewhere behind. SCU. Young Marjorie Jackson and Fanny Blankers-Koen. CU. Marjorie Jackson. MS. Mrs Blankers-Koen putting the shot. LS. Competitors on their mark for the 80 metres hurdles. They start, pan. LS. Competitors racing. Fanny wins by 10 yards. SCU. Fanny being presented with bouquet. SCU. Fanny with bouquet.

    (Comb. B.W.)

    Date found in the old record - 21/02/1949.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2252.25
    Media URN:
    74495
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:40:00 / 01:53:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 2070 D

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