• Short Summary

    Bannister and Green take the honours at White City AAA meet, 1954

  • Description

    Start of the men's 3 mile race at the A.A.A. athletics meeting at White City. Kenya's Nyandika Maiyoro leading the race while running barefoot, followed by Great Britain's Chris Chataway and Fred Green. Chataway and Green overtaking Maiyoro, and spectators watching on. Close up Green holding on to win the race from Chataway, and tight close up of both runners crossing the line. Spectators watching on, as Green is presented with a trophy by Lord Burghley as Chataway watches on. Close up starter firing starting pistol, and start of men's 1 mile race, involving Roger Bannister amongst others. Mid shot of lead runners, with Bannister in second place. Spectators watching on, and close up of Bannister taking the lead, and sprint away from the pack. Nice long shot of Bannister running, showing his smooth running style, and crossing the line to win, and then shake hands with the other runners. Mid shot Roger Bannister.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:00:00 / 10:01:42

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