• Short Summary

    Despite Pirie's 5,000 metre triumph, Britain loses to Germany in Berlin.

  • Description

    Berlin Olympia Stadium, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).

    SV. German athletics team lined up in Berlin Olympia Stadium. SV. British team lined up in Berlin Olympia Stadium. CU. British officer watching. SV. Racing starts. SV. Geoffrey Elliot makes winning pole vault. SV. Scots soldiers applauding. SV. Start of 1,500 m. SV. Crowd. SV. D. C. Seaman (GB) leading Rolf Lamers (Germany) Nankerville (GB) and Werner Lueg (Germany) round bend. SV. Pan, Seaman leading Lamers. SV. British soldier in crowd. SV. Runner gets bell for last lap. Seaman still leads. SV. Lamers followed by Nankerville passing Seaman. Lueg opens up and takes lead with Lamers. SV. Germans in crowd. SV. Nankerville opens up but Lueg resists his challenge. They race towards tape with Lueg a clear leader. SV. Lueg breaks tape, pan as Nankerville congratulates him.

    (Lav.) (Orig."H")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    114.36
    Media URN:
    28776
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:28:00 / 01:41:42:00
    Canister:
    53/67

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