• Short Summary

    VANCOUVER - THE EMPIRE GAMES:

    (NOTE opening of the fifth British Empire and Commonwealth games - Includes couple of shots of Vancover streets decorated with flags for Empire games/ aerial
    vew of stadium /races

  • Description

    VANCOVER - OPENING OF THE EMPIRE GAMES

    AGOSTINI, Mike (Trinidad Runner) Wins the mens 100yds. final at the Empire Games 1954 at Vancouver.

    ATHLETES AND ATHLETICS. Empire Games at Vancouver 1954...Mens 100 yds by Mike Agostini...Womens by Marjorie Jackson Nelson...6 miles by 1st. Pete Driver, 2nd Frank Sando 3rd Jim Peters

    DRIVER, Peter (British Runner) Wins the 6 miles race the Empire Games 1954 at Vancouver

    EMPIRE GAMES. 1954 Opening....Parades....Mens 110 yds won by Mike Agostini Womens by Marjorie Jackson Nelson......6 miles won by Peter Driver, 2nd Frank Sando, 3rd Jim Peters.

    JACKSON MARJORIE (Australian Runner) Wins 1954 Womens 100yds at the opening of British Empire Games.

    PETER JIM (British Marathon Runner) 3rd in 6miles race at the Empire Games at Vancouver 1954.

    SANDO. FRANK (British Runner) Comes 2nd to Peter Driver at the Empire Games 1954 at Vancouver in the 6 miles race.

    VANCOUVER Canada Opening of 1954 Empire Games opened by Lord Alexander.

    Sport; Canada; Athletics
    Background: VANCOUVER - THE EMPIRE GAMES:

    (NOTE opening of the fifth British Empire and Commonwealth games - Includes couple of shots of Vancover streets decorated with flags for Empire games/ aerial
    vew of stadium /races

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA52ZXE5DOQG6OW4ZXEPBB17H4B
    Media URN:
    VLVA52ZXE5DOQG6OW4ZXEPBB17H4B
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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