• Short Summary

    Pre-Olympics athletics meeting at London's White City, 1964

  • Description

    Close up start of men's mile race at White City stadium, and Poland's Witol Baran leading race from Great Britain's Derek Evenson. Crowd watching, then wide of Baran sprinting home to win the race by some distance. Close up Baran waving to crowd. Women's 80 metres final race next, and Mary Rand leads from the start to win the race. Nice close up Rand on track after race, then close up spectators. Start of men's 4 x 400 metres relay, with Great Britain facing Switzerland, and a team of three USA athletes and one Jamaican. Spectators watch as USA's Mike Larrabee leads from UK's John Cooper. Close up baton exchange, and spectator watches through binoculars as GB's Robbie Brightwell chases USA's Ollan Cassell. Wide of Cassell leading from Brightwell, then spectators watch on as Brightwell times his run perfectly to overtake Cassell yards from the line to win. Spectators applaud, then nice close up of men's relay team of Robbie Brightwell, John Cooper, Derek Graham and Adrian Metcalfe.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:00:03 / 10:02:03

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