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  • Short Summary

    Famous Australian distance runner fails to break world record in Finland.

  • Description

    Helsinki, Finland.

    Various shots of Australian miler John Landy at an athletics meeting arranged by HKV Helsinki. He wins the event easily in heavy rain but fails to break the world record. Other competing athletes included Denis Johansson, Lawrenz of Germany and Taipale of Finland who finished second.

    F.G.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2618.09
    Media URN:
    78140
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:36:00 / 01:19:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 2630 D

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Lawrenz" is Olaf Lawrenz.

    "Taipale" is Ilmari Taipale.

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