• Short Summary

    Athletics from a rain soaked White City - Gordon Pirie and McDonald Bailey are involved.

  • Description

    White City, London.

    GV. Athletes parading in rain at the 'News of the World' British Games. SV. Crowd. MV. 100 metres race - start, pan to back view, Eventual winner, No. 3. M. Campbell, U.S.A. slowly away, but he strides into lane at (11) W. Jack (Great Britain) races strongly with him finish at (21) CU. M. Campbell - the Winner.

    SV. Starter's pistol. LV. Start and pan 220 yds final. McDonald Bailey racing through field, clearly in lead. CU. McDonald Bailey.

    LV. 2 miles race in progress. SV. D. A. Gordon Pirie No. 9. lying second as runners plough through rain. SV. Pan, racing. SV. Back view, ploughing through rain. SV. Crowd. MV. Pan, Pirie racing alone. SV. Pirie winning easily. CU. Pirie looking a little damp.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    N.B. Part of the story entitled - Wet-Sun! about the wet Whitsun holidays.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    12.09
    Media URN:
    26949
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:43:00 / 01:05:56:00
    Canister:
    52/46

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