• Short Summary

    At the AAA Championship Gordon Pirie fails to finish 6 miles race - Ken Norris wins.

  • Description

    White City Stadium, London.

    SV. Pan, AAA (Amateur Athletic Association) Championship six mile race in progress with Gordon Pirie No 15 in front followed by Ken Norris No 13, N. Binnie No 2. and Sando No 18. CU. Pan, Gordon Pirie in front. Ken Norris closes up and overtakes Pirie. Pan as they race with Ken Norris now in front. CU. Boys in crowd shouting. SV. Pan, Ken Norris in front followed closely by Pirie. Pirie stumbles he continues to run and closes up behind Norris. Pirie puts on an extra spurt and levels with Norris, but immediately falls back as Norris goes ahead. SBV. Duke of Edinburgh with Lord Burghley watching the event from the side of the track (over this scene Gordon Pirie quickly makes a spurt and takes the lead). CU. Pan Gordon Pirie now in the lead running rather fast, followed by Norris. Gordon Pirie starts to slow down and Norris overtakes him. Pirie stops running. SV. Gordon Pirie walking across track after having fallen put of race. CU. Pan, Ken Norris running to finish the race. CU. People in crowd applauding. SV. Gordon Pirie laying flat on his back being attended to by officials and being fanned. SV. Prince Philip with Lord Burghley watching. SV. Ken Norris, the winner being helped along after race.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "F")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    535.18
    Media URN:
    30939
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:16:00 / 01:28:26:00
    Canister:
    55/58

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