American Joe Schatzel wins 100 yards, Gordon Pirie wins magnificent "Mile of the Century".
White City, London.
LV. Ex-champions touring track. SV. Wooderson, Joe Binks, Haag, Paavo Nurmi touring tracks. SV. Crowd at British Games. SV. Haag meeting Field Marshal the Earl Alexander. SV. Competitors lined up for start of 100 yards race. CU. Gun firing. SV. Pan, start of hundred yards. Joe Schatzel takes lead. SV. Towards finish. CU. Schatzel, the winner. SV. Crowd applauding. Angle shot, starter. SV. Towards and pan - start of one mile race, pan to back view. SV. Pan, German athlete Lawrenze leading from Christopher Chataway, Nankeville third and Gordon Pirie fourth. & LV. & SV. Pan, Lawrenze leading from Chataway, Nankeville third, Pirie fourth, pan with three Englishmen. SV. Pan, Pirie passing Lawrenze, Santee following Pirie. Pan, Pirie and Santee. LV. Pan, Santee takes lead from Pirie. Pan with Pirie matching Santee stride for stride. Pirie begins to overtake - into lead - passes post. CU. Pirie. SV. Crowd. SV. Viscount Harold Alexander, Conservative Defence Minister shaking hands with Pirie.
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