• Short Summary

    British athletes perform well in Amateur Athletics event from White City.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. British Shine In AAA Meet".

    White City, London.

    GV White City stadium. CU Starter. SV Pan start of 880 yds. Arthur Wint in centre of field. SV Pan 880 yds Wint leading. GV Crowd. SV Pan Wint well ahead of field second time round. SV Crowd. MV Wint leading closely followed by Roger Bannister. MV Towards end of race. Wint breaks tape closely followed by Bannister and rest of field. CU Wint.

    MV Start of 120 hurdles pan with runners. PB Hildreth winner, furthest from camera. LV Towards and pan end of race. Hildreth breaks tape. SV Crowd. CU Hildreth.

    MV High Jump event Towards D Atherton fails to jump 6' 2". MV Towards RC Pavitt clears 6' 3". MV Towards AS Patterson (winner) clearing 6' 3".

    CU Starter. MV Pan start of 100 yards. E MacDonald Bailey takes the lead. MV Pan end of race, Bailey breaks tape. SV Boys looking on. SV Lord Burghley presenting Bailey with Cup.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene G.)

    Cataloguer's Note: AAA stands for Amateur Athletics Association.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:38:00 / 01:05:00:00

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