• Short Summary

    John Landy smashes the Australian 880 yards & 800 metres records.

  • Description

    Melbourne, Australia.

    LV. Race in progress, athletes running. Landy in lead (title super over). Camera panning right with runners. LV. Crowd applauding. LV. Landy still in lead. Camera panning right with him. Lead of about 8 yards. Camera panning right with him, being chased by No 7 (believed Don McMillan). GV. Crowd cheering, man waving hat. LV. Runners. Landy still in lead. Camera panning left with them. LV. Coming up to the finishing line. Landy breaks tape. No 7, Macmillan comes 2nd and Henderson 3rd. LV. Runners just trotting along after race is finished. Camera pans up to crowd. SCU. First, second and third on podium.

    (F.G.) (Orig.E.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    569.01
    Media URN:
    31478
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:21:00 / 01:01:10:00
    Canister:
    56/13

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