• Short Summary

    Indoor athletics in San Francisco, Palmer wins Los Angeles Open & Santana in Australia.

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    Los Angeles, California, United States of America (USA).
    LV. Golfer Arnold Palmer drives off in the Los Angeles Open golf tournament. GV. Crowds moving towards the green. LV. The defending champion Paul Harney on the green, he sinks a long putt. LV. Crowd applauding. GV. Palmer plays his shot onto the green. GV. Crowd gathering around the green. LV. Pan as Palmer sinks the 25 foot putt. LV. Crowds applauding. LV. Palmer receives the 11,000 dollar cheque for winning Los Angeles Open.

    Sydney, Australia.
    GV. Tennis in progress at the White City, Sydney between Spanish tennis star Santana and Australian Roy Emerson. CU. Santana serving. Various shots of the tennis play and the crowd watching. Santana wins the tennis match.
    LV. Spanish crowd jumping up and down in their seats and run onto court at the end of the match. GV. Crowd running onto court. Feet as the people dance - traditional Catalonian dance, informs voiceover. SV. Spanish banner. CU. Two men embracing. CU. Baby crying being held aloft. SV. Brass band leader. CU. Maracas being played, pan up to crowd dancing. SV.& LV. Crowd dancing.

    San Francisco, California, United States of America (USA).
    GV. The San Francisco indoor athletics track. LV. Start of the 60 yard high hurdle, Ralph Boston wins. LV. Crowd applaud. LV. Pan as John Pennel runs up and pole vaults 16 ft. 71/4 inches to break the American record. LV. Crowd applaud. SV. Pan as Pennel walks back being congratulated by other athletes. SV. Crowd watching. LV. Pennel runs up to try to break the world record which stands at 16' 8 3/4" by clearing 16' 9". He jumps but hits the bar. As he walks away the crowd run around to congratulate him.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:14:00 / 01:27:50:00

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