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    British Games track and field competitions pit U.S. against Commonwealth athletes

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    ENGLAND: London: Hammersmith & Fulham: White City Stadium:

    BRITISH EMPIRE GAMES 1949 Br Games attended by Duke of Edinburgh..Lord Burghley and athletes etc

    BURGHLEY, LORD & LADY. Lord Burghley seen walking with Don Finlay at the White City, During the 1949 British Empire Games, Dillard U.S. wins the 120 yds dash with Don Finlay third.

    DUKE OF EDINBURGH. Present at the White City for the 1949 British Empire games, Presents Trophies, shaking hands with Wint after he has just won the 440.

    D.O. FINLAY Comes third in 120yd hurdles at the White City, seen walking with Lord Burghley,

    WHITE CITY. 1949 British Games, Aerial shots of stadium, shots of crowds Duke of Edinburgh, watching, presents trophies, Hansenne of France beats Wilt U.S.in the Mile,Dillard wins 120 yds hurdle, Marie of France 2ed, D.Finlay 3ed, Lord Burghley seen with Don Finlay, A.Wint wins 440 from Bolen U.S. shakes hand with loser, Wint then concratulated by Prince Philip,

    ARTHUR WINT Congratulated by Prince Philip winning 440 yrds at 1949 Br Games

    race, hurdles, David George Brownlow Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter, Donald Osborne Finlay, hurdler, William Harrison Dillard, 120 yard race, 440 yard hurdles race, David Bolen, Arthur Stanley Wint
    Background: British Games track and field competitions pit U.S. against Commonwealth athletes

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