• Short Summary

    Hungarian Tabori beats Chris Chataway by a few feet in the three mile international race.

  • Description

    White City, London.

    LV. Runners lined up for the international three mile race. Left to right: Chataway No 2, Beres No 3, Ibbotson No 4, Tabori No 7. SV. Starter firing pistol. SV. Start of race, pan to back view with Chris Chataway in the rear. SV. Runners running. Ibbotson and Tabori running. CU. Pan, Chataway running. SV. Crowds watching. SV. Pan, competitors running, pan with Ibbotson closely followed by Chataway. LV. Four men running together. Chataway puts on slight spurt and nearly overtakes Ibbotson who is in the lead. Ibbotson and Chataway are running neck and neck and Tabori puts on a terrific spurt and quickly overtakes Ibbotson and Chataway. Chataway puts on the pressure and chases after Tabori at terrific speed. Chataway overtakes Tabori. Both men trying. Tabori is slightly in the lead from Chataway. Lazlo Tabori flashes past tape with Chataway close behind (both clocking same time). Back view, people with umbrellas up watching. SV. Chataway with Tabori, Ibbotson and Beres.

    (Lav.) (Orig.E.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    537.32
    Media URN:
    30978
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:00:00 / 01:48:15:00
    Canister:
    55/66

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