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    Vancouver, Canada: GTV Pan Stadium. SV Duke of Edinburgh talking to Athletes. Closer V Ditto. GV Pan to BV Start of Marathon race. GBV Maraton underway. SV Savage putting the weight. CU Savage. SV Majorie Jackson Nelson winning 220yds. dash. CU Majorie. SV Lorraine Crapp wins 440 yds. swimming for Australia. SCU Lorainne. Angle V Barbara McAuley, Aussie, winning high diving contest. CU Barbara with trainer. Ground V Peters staggering along track towards end of Marathon. Shot Crowd cheering him on. FV Peters towards supposed finishing line - he collapses & is assisted by others. Shot crowd. GV Pan McGee winning Marathon after Peters collapsed. CU McGee. Pan V Start of 1-mile race. Pan V Runners bunched on far side of track. SCU Duke & Lord Alexander watching. TV Runners towards & past. SV Runners with Landy in lead followed by Bannister BV Landy & Bannister moving away from rest of field. Pan V Landy well in lead in mile race. SV Crowd. SV Pan Landy in lead, Bannister just behind him. SB Both runners towards. SCU Duke of Edinburgh & Lord Alexander. Pan V Bannister closely following Landy, spurts & overtakes Landy & goes on to win. CU Bannister in arms of trainer. TV Bannister struggles away & walks towards Landy. SB Bannister approaches & talks to Landy. SCU Landy & Bannister posing, (Bannister looks all in, Landy quite fit)



    GOOD SCENES.



    STV Peters stumbling around track towards end of Marathon. STV Another shot Ditto. STV Peters stumbling around track, he collapses in heap on ground,, looking all in.



    Athletics; Personalities - Sport; Canada; Failures; British Empire




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    Film ID:
    VLVA6IHYWK6OE2R0BGIYAMB4NNJSX
    Media URN:
    VLVA6IHYWK6OE2R0BGIYAMB4NNJSX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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