• Short Summary

    Athletics - British Games take place at White City with Alan Simpson breaking U.K. mile record.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Record athletics.

    British Games at White City where Alan Simpson breaks the U.K. mile record. London.

    M/S start of the Three Mile race. Various shots of the race with Bruce Tulloh in the lead. C/U runners' feet. Pan with Tulloh as he goes into the home stretch well clear and breaks tape. C/U feet as his hands undo the laces, pan up to Tulloh.

    Various shots of the 100 yards, runners come towards and past camera and break the tape almost in a line, but Lynn Davies just wins. C/U Davies. Various shots as Davies makes his winning long jump.

    Various shots as the mile race starts. Various shots runners coming towards camera with Alan Simpson in second place. M/S as he passes the leader and runs out of picture followed by other runners. M/S Simpson going into the home straight well clear, he breaks the tape. M/S crowd applauding. M/S Simpson being congratulated by another runner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1808.18
    Media URN:
    55472
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:56:00 / 01:42:58:00
    Canister:
    65/47

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