• Short Summary

    Great Britain competes with America in athletics meeting. White City, London.

  • Description

    No title - Athletics - Great Britain versus America (USA). White City, London.

    Various shots Mike Bull clearing 15 feet in pole vault. Various shots Dick Railsback knocking pole down. Various shots as David Stevenson clears 14 feet 9 inches on pole vault. Various shots Bob Seagren as he clear 17 feet and 3/4s of an inch. M/S man doing leg exercises to warm up. C/U's another athlete sat on grass. C/U Jim Ryun signing Emsley Carr Mile Book. C/U of starter firing gun for the hurdle race. Various shots of the race, Willie Davenport of USA wins. C/U Davenport. Various shots Lyn Davies in the long jump. Various shots Ralph Boston competing in the long jump. C/U Boston smiling after he has won.

    C/U runner Roger Bannister in crowd. Various shots as athletes take part in the mile. Jim Ryun goes into the lead followed by No.4. John Whetton. Various shots of Ryun followed by Kipchoge Keino and Alan Simpson. Various shots of the race, Ryun and Keino are out in the lead. The camera pans as they come round bend to the last straight. Ryun breaks away and crosses the line first. C/U's of Ryun after the race.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:22:00 / 01:41:44:00

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