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  • Short Summary

    Russians with CCCP on their jerseys, various athletic competitions, Pirie and Anvfriyev posing.

  • Description

    White City, Manchester.

    Documentation includes an official programme for Moscow athletes vs. Northern selected.

    Various shots of Russians with CCCP on their jerseys. March on - British (no flag). CUs. Russians. Teams greeting each other. Vladimir Kuts arrives. CU. Vladimir Kuts arrives. Mr. Pouisnov speaking. Kuts being presented with ring by Mr. Pouisnov. Team captains exchange greetings. Krivnasov of Moscow throwing the hammer, Discus throwing for Women - English girl winner. Women's One mile - start and finish, won by N. Otkalenko, Diane Leather second. CU. John Disley (England) wins mile. Pole vault - frontal view Russian - back view Britain, winner. Start and finish of Three Mile race won by Gordon Pirie, raining quite heavily. Pirie and Russian Anvfriyev with arm across Anvfriyev's shoulder, both smiling.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2632.15
    Media URN:
    78429
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:42:00 / 01:49:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 2681 A

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