• Short Summary

    British athlete Jack Holden wins the marathon at the European championships in Belgium.

  • Description

    Jack Holden wins marathon. The Heysel Stadium, Brussels, Belgium.

    GV Athletes lined up in arena. SV Prince Baudouin saluting in royal box. SV Athletes lined up for start of marathon. CU Starter holding up pistol. SV Towards and pan to back view start of marathon in stadium. SV Crowd watching. SV Pan, athletes running out of stadium. Back view, athlete running along road. SV Side view runners past. CU Jack Holden running pan to others behind. Front view runners with Jack Holden in the lead. Side view travel shot, Holden in the lead.

    SV Side view travel shot Holden in the lead. LV Massed crowds in stadium waiting for arrival. SV Towards and pan Holden entering stadium. SV Crowd applauding. Top view Holden running along to finish. SV Towards and pan Holden wins. breaks tape. SV Crowd standing and applauding. SCU Holden.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:48:00 / 01:06:07:00

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Holden's marathon run seen here formed part of the European Athletics Championships, which took place from 23-27 August 1950.

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