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  • Short Summary

    Roger Bannister unveils plaque commemorating his record breaking 4 minute mile race, Oxford.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Record breaking athlete Dr. Roger Bannister unveils plaque commemorating first 4 minute mile race at Exeter College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire.

    CU Bannister watching race in crowd. Various shots of 880 yards won by runner Derek Johnson. CU Johnson with other athletes at end of race (one may be Chris Chataway). Various shots showing unveiling plaque. Bannister and dignitaries pose around plaque which commemorates Bannister's recording breaking run in 1954.

    Date on dope sheet is 12/05/1955.

    NB: for more shots of race, see UN 2737 D.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2680.27
    Media URN:
    79571
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:37:00 / 01:56:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 2737 C

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