• Short Summary

    Indoor athletics meet in New York - mile race, pole vaulting and hurdles.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Record Sports Meet".

    New York City Track Meet, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of athletes racing around indoor track for Colombian mile record. Walter Mayel wins, narrowly beating Les McMitchell.

    Various shots of Earl Meadows pole vaulting - he breaks the indoor world's record by jumping 14 feet and seven inches.

    Various shots of 60 yard hurdle race. Walcott wins, narrowly beating Tolmich.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1111.37
    Media URN:
    38676
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:54:00 / 01:42:00:00
    Canister:
    41/28

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