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    Chris Chataway wins the mile race in the Army Athletic Championships.

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    Unused / unissued material -

    Army Kinema Corps titles - "Army Athletic Championships".

    Aldershot, Hampshire.

    MS Trophies to be won in championships. LS Crowd. LS Athlete taking the pole vault jump, he knocks bar. LS No 148 P Kenny taking jump. He just touches bar with arm but does not knock it over. MS Two army boys watching. LS Colonel Schmidt taking winning jump - 12ft. 3 ins. LS 100 yards race event No 30. Camera follows runners as they start off down track. Sergeant Breackear passes tapes. MS Sir Dudley Ward presenting prizes to the winner of 100 yards. CU Starter firing gun to start the 1,000 metres race. MS Camera following runners as they start off on race. LS Runners as they come round bend and go on to straight. LS Crowd watching. LS Camera following No 15 Brian Hewson, as he comes dashing along the straight. MS Hewson as he passes by tapes. LS Event No 41 start of 120 yards hurdle race. Runners jumping over hurdles as camera follows them. LS Runners jumping over hurdles. F J Parker well in the lead. Parker passes tapes to win. MS Chris Chataway putting on running shoes for one mile race. LS Spectators watching. LS Starter firing gun. Runners start off on one mile race. Camera pans with them as they turn round bend in track. LS Chris Brasher is in the lead with Chris Chataway well on his heels. Camera follows them until they pass out of picture. LS Runners coming into picture. Brasher is still in the lead but Chataway is there right behind Brasher. LS Chataway puts on a spurt and passes Brasher, he then takes the lead as he turns round bend. LS Chataway comes down the straight at terrific speed and passes the tapes. LS K Wood shaking hands with Chataway. (Wood came second). LS Crowd clapping. MS Chataway puffing after race. Roger Bannister comes into picture and puts arm around him.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Used in AKC 436) Old record suggests that material dates from around 02/07/1955.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:47:00 / 01:15:39:00
    UN 2759 G

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