• Short Summary

    The World discus record is broken by Al Oerter during competition in California.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused Material -

    Title reads: "Sports Final - Oerter Sets Discus Mark". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Walnut, California, United States of America (USA).

    GV Athletic stadium at Walnut, California. VS Al Oerter throwing the discus and CU of it landing. The judges measure it out and find it is a new World Record. MS of Al with his discus.

    (Comb.F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 27/04/1964.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3169.14
    Media URN:
    89041
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:24:00 / 01:35:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 3889 F

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