• Short Summary

    Yuri Vlasov of Russia breaks World Weightlifting Record in London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Weight For It!"

    London. Yuri Vlasov breaks World Weightlifting Record.

    LV competitors lined up on the stage of the Scala Theatre. CU Judge.

    LV as A Kurynev lifts 298 1/2 LBS. A new world record. SV Press photographer. LV as Kurynev is congratulated by a friend. CU man watching.

    SV as W Baszanowski from Poland prepares to lift 282 LBS. LV as he gets the barbell above his head and then stands up with it. He drops it pan to people clapping.

    SV as R Zirk of the USA lifts a barbell onto his chest. CU as he lifts it above his head But he can't hold it and he drops it. SV people watching.

    LV as Yuri Vlasov of Russia lifts the barbell weighing 435 3/4 LBS onto his chest in an attempt for a new world record. He stands up and lifts the barbell above his head and holds it there. Then drops it and waves to the crowd. CU Vlasov talking to friends. SV as four men carry off the barbell that Vlasov has just lifted. SV Vlasov standing of the platform. SV Ditto.

    (Pathe Neg)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1732.30
    Media URN:
    53770
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:12:00 / 01:50:17:00
    Canister:
    61/62

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