• Short Summary

    American athletes compete against team from South Africa.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Johannesburg. America's best beat Africa's best by overwhelming margin in first athletic match, both in the track and field events!"

    Johannesburg, South Africa.

    Shots of crowds in the 'Wanderers Ground.' The crowd seems to be made up of only white faces.

    Shots of runners in a sprint race. An American athlete win. Shots of race in slow motion from different angle.

    Shots of longer race - again won by an American competitor.

    Slow motion shots of pole vaulting.

    Shots of Transvaal athlete competing in Long Jump. Another athlete competes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    867.18
    Media URN:
    12705
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:50:00 / 01:28:01:00
    Canister:
    31/76

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