• Short Summary

    Swimmer Anita Lonsborough and diver Brian Phelps are declared 'Sportsfolk of the Year'.

  • Description

    Titles read: "LONDON - AWARDS FOR SPORT".

    Exterior shot of the Savoy Hotel on the occasion of award-giving for 'Sportsfolk of the Year". Diving star Brian Phelps is seen going inside.

    Interior shots show various sporting stars at tables. Olympic Games Swimmer Anita Lonsborough won the award for Sportswoman of the Year; she is presented with her trophy and a bouquet of flowers. Second prize goes to swimmer Linda Ludgrove and third prize to athlete Dorothy Hyman; both are presented with plaques. Jockey Lester Piggott looks on.

    M/S of boxer Terry Downes. M/S of Fulham footballer Johnny Haynes presenting Brian Phelps with his trophy as Sportsman of the Year.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1743.08
    Media URN:
    54055
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:55:00 / 01:25:40:00
    Canister:
    62/102

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