• Short Summary

    Chris Chataway breaks world 3 mile record and Derek Johnson breaks British 1/2 mile record.

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    White City Stadium, London.

    Athletics - Britain meets Germany at White City stadium, London. GV. Games in progress. SMV. Crowds watching. SCU. Britain's Chris Chataway and G. D. Ibbotson race against Germany's H. Schade and W. Konrad. Contestants lined up ready for the three mile race. CU. Starter fires pistol. GV. Pan with runners as they get away. SCU. Spectators watching. SV. Pan, Pole Vault with K. H. Thenee of Germany clearing 12 ft jump. SV. SV. Pan with Britain's Geoff Elliott whose pole breaks and lets him down - he appears at first to be hurt. CU Elliott on the ground smiling as first aid person bend over him. SCU. Pan of three mile race with Ibbotson in the lead and Chataway second (the two Germans are not in picture). SV. Crowds cheering. SV. Pan, Chataway in the lead, Ibbotson slowly overtaking him and Schade running third. Ibbotson passes Chataway to take the lead. SCU. Crowd watching. SV. Pan with Chataway now on his own setting a cracking pace. GV. Crowds cheering madly. SV. Towards, Chataway as he runs up to break the tape. GV. Cheering crowds. CU. Press photographers, pan over to Chataway CU. Chataway smiling.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:37:00 / 01:42:16:00

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