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  • Short Summary

    Men's 200 metres, pole vault, long-jump, 3,000 metres, women's long-jump, throwing javelin.

  • Description

    Prague, Czechoslovakia.

    Documentation on file.

    Various shots spectators arriving at stadium in pouring rain. Various shots of fires burning on track to dry out the wet. LS. Scoreboard. Various shots, attempts to dry out track (with fires). LS. The 200 metres, won by Janacek. LS. Women's long-jump, won by Thelma Hopkins. LS. Pole vault won by G M Elliott. LS. Women throwing the javelin, won by Mrs. Zatopek. LS. Men's long-jump. LS. Crowds in the stands. LS. Men's 3,000 metres steeplechase, start, and race in progress, won by John Disley, with Chris Brasher second. MS. Disley, with Jack Crump team manager, Secretary of AAA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2698.07
    Media URN:
    79943
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:35:00 / 01:17:20:00
    Canister:
    UN 2769 A

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