• Short Summary

    International athletics event at White City sees British athletes victorious.

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    Full title reads: "White City. Britain Beats France".

    White City Stadium, London. International athletics event sees British athletes victorious.

    GV Elevated Athletes parading around track. SV Sidney Wooderson talking to Nankerville.

    LV Pan Start of 120 yd. hurdles. SV Towards end of race won by AJ Marie of France and PB Hildreth, GB Second. CU AJ Marie.

    SV Excited Frenchmen in crowds waving arms.

    SV Pan 110 relay in progress E MacDonald Bailey nearest camera hands on baton. Pan with second runners English baton changes then French. Pan with runners Englishman - hand over baton - Pan with Shinton to end of race to break tape. SV Crowd applauding. SV British team headed by MacDonald Bailey.

    CU Flooded track. CU Two girl competitors sheltering under raincoat. LV Towards and Pan start of 880 yards SV Judges in raincoats. LV Follow Pan Roger Bannister chasing Wint he draws level and they run together round bend and Wint speeds up - leaving Bannister behind. SV Towards Arthur Wint winning 880 closely followed by Bannister SV Crowd applauding. CU Bannister and Wint being congratulated.

    (Orig. Rota Lav.) (Orig. "A")

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:25:00 / 01:18:34:00

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