• Short Summary

    At the amateur athletic championship at White City stadium, Bannister wins 1 mile race.

  • Description

    White City, London.

    GV White City Stadium. SV pan from RAOC (R.A.O.C. Royal Army Ordnance Corps) team in white, to Ford Sports team in tug o' war contest. SV Ford team tugging. CU starters pistol. SV pan 100 yards race, MacDonald Bailey in farthest lane takes lead from the start. Pan to back view finish. CU MacDonald Bailey. SV R.A.O.C. team still tugging. SV pan Roger Bannister running in the 1 mile race, passing No 1. Pan with Bannister No 4. GV crowd. SV pan with Bannister as he runs along finishing straight on his own passes post. CU Bannister. SV RAOC team still tugging away. Back view, army team winning tug o' war. Both teams meet in centre and shake hands.

    (Lav.) (Orig."I")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    104.14
    Media URN:
    28740
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:28:00 / 01:58:50:00
    Canister:
    53/53

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