• Short Summary

    Famous Finnish runners head galaxy of stars at indoor athletic meeting.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: US Athletics Raise Funds for Finland

    USA: New York: Madison Square Garden: (intr. scenes)
    Gen. view athletes on track at Madison Sq.
    Semi view l to r...Taisto Maki (Finnish runner) and Paavo Nurmi (Finnish runner)
    CU Finnish Flag.
    Semi view of Maki running.
    Semi view Maki running.
    Gen. view 70-yards hurdles... 4 runners.
    CU winner...Tolmich.
    CU start of mile race.
    Gen. elev. pan of mile race... Romani, Cunningham & Fenske.
    Semi view follow of mile race...Cunningham reaches out to balance & falls on rail....Fenske in lead.
    Semi view crowd watching.
    Semi view pan Fenske leading & winning mile race...(time - 4:08.8).

    United States of America; Personalities - Sport; Russo-Finnish War 1939-1940; Fund Raising
    Background: Famous Finnish runners head galaxy of stars at indoor athletic meeting.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA58B52NIEW5I6N5G2WW4N09NE5
    Media URN:
    VLVA58B52NIEW5I6N5G2WW4N09NE5
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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