• Short Summary

    THRILLING CLIMAX TO EMPIRE GAMES:

    (NOTE - shows physical demands on both Roger Bannister in the mile race and Jim Peters struggling to finish the Marathon)

  • Description

    SPECIAL -
    CANADA - MIGHTY CLIMAX TO EMPIRE GAMES


    BAILLIE. Bill. (N. Z. Runner) Taking the past in the "Empire Games" Vancouver 1954....in the mile race.

    EDINBURGH, Duke of. At the Empire Games 1954 at Vancouver...inspects a Service Guard of Honour....accomp. by Lord Alexander to stadium...chats with competitors.

    EMPIRE GAMES. Vancouver 1954.... Duke of Ed. with competitors....start of marathon race..winner Joseph McGhee....mile race by Roger Bannister 2nd John Landy.

    LANDY, John (Australian Athletic) 2nd in the mile race against Roger Bannister at the Empire Games 1954 at Vancouver

    McGhee Joseph. (Marathon Runner) Winning the Marathon Race (Over 26 Miles) at Vancouver 1954 Empire Games from Jim Peters,

    PETER JIM (British Marathon Runner) Amongst runners at Vancouver stadium for the start of the marathon race (over 26miles)...arriving back staggering and finally collapses near finishing tape...collapses into the arms of maseur Mick Mayes....good shots. 1954y.

    SAVIDGE. John. (British weight thrower) At the Empire Games 1954 at Vancouver throws for England 55ft ????in.

    VANCOUVER Canada Duke of Edinburgh visits the Empire Games 1954.

    WILMSHURST Ken (Long Jump.) At the Empire Games Canada 1954 wins.

    Sport; Athletics; Canada
    Background: THRILLING CLIMAX TO EMPIRE GAMES:

    (NOTE - shows physical demands on both Roger Bannister in the mile race and Jim Peters struggling to finish the Marathon)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB0UJCLJAENU78IRMQD5K2SL9M
    Media URN:
    VLVAB0UJCLJAENU78IRMQD5K2SL9M
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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