• Short Summary

    1960 Rome Olympic Games, Herb Elliott takes 1500 metre gold

  • Description

    Graphic reading 'Rome - Herb Elliott's fantastic race'. Aerial shot of Rome's Olympic Stadium. Spectators inside stadium, then start of men's 1500 metres final. Zoom in to leading pack of runners, and spectators watching. Close ups of lead runners, and spectators, as Australia's Herb Elliott takes the lead. Elliott leading the pack, and spectators watching on. End of race, with Elliott pulling away to take the gold medal, with France's Michel Jazy taking the silver, and Hungary's Istvan Rozsavolgyi the bronze. Close up scoreboard registering the result of the race, and flags being raised during medal ceremony. Elliott receiving his gold medal during medal ceremony, and spectators applauding. Elliott, Jazy and Rozsavolgyi smiling on podium after medal ceremony.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    201206.05
    Media URN:
    101049
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:02:54 / 10:04:13
    Canister:

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