• Short Summary

    Athletics between England and the other Home Nations in run up to Commonwealth Games.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Brighton. All Set For Empire Games".

    Brighton, Sussex. Athletics competition between England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland in run up to Commonwealth Games.

    GV The Athletic Stadium at Brighton. CU Derek Ibbotson. SV Ibbotson talking to high jumper Linda Knowles. LV Crowd.

    SV The start of event 8 women's 880 yards they start. Pan as they go away from camera Joy Jordan the eventual winner is the only girl to start from the crouch SV Couple in crowd. LV Pan. As Joy Jordan comes in and wins. SV Crowd applauding.

    LV Pan. As G C Smith runs and throws the javelin. Pan upfield to where the javelin lands after travelling 238 feet 6 inches. CU G C Smith. LV Pan. The finish of event 18 women's 220 yards Dorothy Hyman crosses the line. GV Crowd. CU Dorothy. SV Press photographers.

    LV Pan. Finish of event 13 one mile for men the winner Alan Simpson crosses the line followed by Derek Ibbotson. CU Simpson. GV Crowd.

    CU Lynn Davies winner of the long jump for men. GV Davies runs towards camera and jumps. He won the event with a jump of 24 foot 8 inches but the jump he did for the cameraman was 25 foot one inch. LV Crowd.

    LV Pan. The finish of event 10 men's 220 yards Robbie Brightwell on the left and Peter Radford cross the line almost together but Brightwell is just in front. LV Crowd applauding. SV Radford and Brightwell. CU Robbie Brightwell.

    (Pathe Neg.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:56:00 / 01:25:08:00

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