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    Amateur Athletics Association (AAA) Championships from White City Stadium.

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    Full title reads: "Athletes Defy Rain For A Shower Of Records".

    White City, Stadium, London. Amateur Athletics Association (AAA) Championships.

    LV Interior of White City Stadium. (1st 7ft. for super title ) SV Attendant attempting to drain water from track CU Prince Adedoyin seated on grass holding umbrella.

    SV Competitors lined up in front of large pools of water on track for start of 7-mile walk, SV Crowd watching. SV Walker walking through water. CU Man in Crowd with newspaper over head.

    Angle shot Alan Patterson jumping. SV Towards R C "Dick" Pavitt jumps and knocks pole down. CU Man in crowd shouting and woman clapping. SV Walkers walking through water. CU Pan Walkers walking through water. SV Feet through water. Angle shot Pavitt high jumps and clears pole Angle shot Patterson jumping clears pole. SV Boys applauding. CU Alan Paterson.

    LV start of 100 yards sprint. Pan with runners. E MacDonald Bailey - winner breaks tape. CU Olympic Games 1948 badge on Bailey's Chest, pan up Bailey. LV Competitors running in 3-mile race. SV People in stand applauding.

    SV Pan J J Barry of Ireland winning 3 mile race. CU John Joe Barry smiling. CU Woman looking through binoculars. LV Pan finish of 440 yards with Pugh winning. CU Arthur Wint congratulating Pugh. SV Timekeepers. CU Two men in crowd with newspapers over heads. CU Boy looking through telescope.

    LV Angle shot competitors on their mark for start of 100 yards hurdles. CU Don Finlay. - winner of 100 yards hurdles talking to Lord Burghley. CU 1937 RAF (Royal Air Force) badge on chest of Finlay pan up to face.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:32:00 / 01:07:45:00

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