• Short Summary

    Item showing athletics events at White City, London.

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    No title - Great Britain and Ireland v France.

    White City, London.

    Various shots of 10,000 metres race in progress, Stan Eldon overtakes teammate John Merriman, then Robert Bogey also overtakes Merriman. M/S crowd. M/S as Bogey and Merriman race for the tape, Merriman just cannot catch Bogey who breaks the tape. M/S photographers. C/U Bogey. M/S crowd.

    L/S start of the women's 100 metres, the gun goes off and the girls start towards camera, pan to show Jennifer Smart and C. Capdeville just in front of Dorothy Hyman, but Dorothy is running well and she overtakes the two other girls to finish first. C/U Dorothy. M/S crowd applauding.

    L/S French girl jumping in long jump competition, she lands and rolls over onto her feet. L/S Mary Bignal running up to make her jump, she jumps, lands and gets to her feet. M/S D. Shirley running to make the winning attempt in the women's high jump, she jumps and lands safely. M/S 5,000 metres race in progress, M. Bernard leads from Bogey with Gordon Pirie third and Frank Salvat fourth. M/S crowd. M/S of tremendous battle taking place between Salvat and Bernard, Salvat passes Bernard, Pirie passes Bernard. M/S crowd applauding. M/S Pirie on home stretch followed by Salvat, Pirie wins. M/S crowd applauding. C/U Pirie and Salvat clasping hands and 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:
    01:02:24:00 / 01:04:02:00

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