• Short Summary

    American Amateur athletic championship in Los Angeles.

  • Description

    Los Angeles, United States of America (USA).

    Title found in the old record 'Sports Page - Hail Truce in Track Dispute'.

    Various shots of American General Douglas MacArthur acting as representative for President John F. Kennedy at a meeting with amateur athletic officials to arrange a truce over the control of amateur sport in America. GV. Indoor arena at Los Angeles. GV. Women's 60 yard dash in which Marilyn White beats the great Wilma Rudolph. CU. Marilyn White. Various shots of the start and finish of two mile event won by Canada's Bruce Kidd. CU. Bruce Kidd. MS. Dave Tork of West Virginia making the jump which won him the pole vault event. He lands on pile of foam rubber. Various shots of start and finish of one mile race won by Jim Grelle.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 23/01/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2625.14
    Media URN:
    78276
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:40:00 / 01:52:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 3707 F

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