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  • Short Summary

    Charlie Greene equals sprint record, Grelle beats Keino in invitation mile, Pennel pole vaults.

  • Description

    Los Angeles, United States of America USA.

    Documentation on file.

    L.S. to m.s. the sixty yards sprint race in progress. The world record is equalled by the winner, Charlie Greene, in five and nine tenths seconds. Various shots of the invitation mile with its star attraction of Kipchoge Keino, but due to it being his first outing on the boards he is beaten into first place on the last lap by the U.S. miler Jim Grelle. M.S. of U.S. pole vaulter John Pennel clearing sixteen feet nine and a half inches to gain the indoor world record. Various shots of the two mile race in which Keino plays a waiting game and gets up to beat John Lawson into first place on the last lap in a time of eight-forty two-six.

    (Fine Grain Pos.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3185.19
    Media URN:
    89388
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:05:00 / 02:01:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 4103 D

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