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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the 2,000 metres race at Croydon on 6.7.1955 when Gordon Pirie failed to beat his own record.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Croydon, Greater London

    MS Crowd at the Croydon Sports Arena on 6th July 1955. MS Starter with starting pistol raised above his head. MS Crowds. (7 shots).

    MS Gordon Pirie putting his shoes on before the race. LS Athletes on the line for the start of the 2,000 metres race . False start. LS Start of race. MS Finishing tape, Pirie crosses the line. CU Gordon Pirie after the race, (he failed to beat his own time). Swing shots of race.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 06/07/1955. Original programme exists on file. Poor picture quality.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2686.27
    Media URN:
    79693
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:21:00 / 02:01:26:00
    Canister:
    UN 2749 F

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