• Short Summary

    Herb Elliott wins the mile race at White City, London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Herb the Invincible.

    Herb Elliott wins mile race at White City, London.

    L/S flood lit White City stadium. M/S Gordon Pirie. M/S Herb Elliott stripping off for race. M/S of the runners ready for the start of the race, the gun goes off and the runners set off. Terry Sullivan of Rhodesia takes the lead from start. Mike Wiggs of Britain and Michel Bernard of France with Pirie and Elliott bringing up the rear. Various shots of the race as the runners go along the back strait on the last lap, Nat Fisher has faded and Bernard is leading. Elliott is in second place and Pirie third. Elliott moves up to Bernard's shoulder and overtakes him. M/S Elliott on the final strait well in front. He runs strongly towards the tape and breaks through. C/U Elliott as he walks past camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1720.11
    Media URN:
    53409
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:46:00 / 01:16:55:00
    Canister:
    60/80

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