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    Athletics at White City in London.

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    British athletics at White City. London.

    SV of pole vaulter holding his pole and starting to run up to vault. GV Pan the vaulter jumps, but fails to clear bar. GV Pan ditto this time the vaulter clears the bar but the bar falls. LV The start of the 110 Metres Hurdles, pan with the runners. Low Angle Shot runners running towards camera, winner crosses line, (David Hemery). GV Crowd. CU David Hemery with second and third men. LV The start of the International 800 Metres. GV The runners running down back straight. GV As the runners approach the finishing line, No. 6, MacLean, takes the lead. No. 6 breaks the tape. CU No. 6. SV Starter firing gun, (gun shot marked in yellow).

    GV The start of the 100 Metres, pan with runners. Low Angle Shot, ditto winner breaks tape. Winner, No. 10 Jones, second No. 13, Cheetham. LV Runners coming to a stop. CU Jones, pan to Cheetham. LV Lynn Davies does the long jump, lands. GV Timekeeper ringing bell for the last lap of the mile. Zoom back to runners running by. Low angle shot Runners going past camera. GV Runners running down the back straight. GV Runners coming into the straight for the finish in the lead is No. 35, the eventual winner. He breaks the tape, (W. Wilkinson). SV No. 35 being congratulated by No. 6, who was second. CU No. 35, the winner.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:30:00 / 01:37:31:00

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