• Short Summary

    Detroit is pushing its bid to be selected as the site for the 1968 Olympics by sponsoring a 25-hundred mile run from Los Angeles, California, to Detroit.

  • Description

    1.
    MS Mayor Yorty speaking
    0.04

    2.
    MS Runners seated
    0.08

    3.
    CU Speaker
    0.11

    4.
    Runners walk out - group around them
    0.24

    5.
    Hi Shot - runners in circle
    0.28

    6.
    MS People watching
    0.30

    7.
    MS Beatty takes torch and starts to run
    0.35

    8.
    Hi shot of Beatty running through street
    0.38

    9.
    MS Beatty carrying torch
    0.43

    10.
    MCU Beatty runs past camera
    0.48



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Detroit is pushing its bid to be selected as the site for the 1968 Olympics by sponsoring a 25-hundred mile run from Los Angeles, California, to Detroit.

    About 200 runners will take part.The run started with a ceremony at the steps of City Hall in Los Angeles.Mayor Yorty of Los Angeles handed a flaming Olympic torch to Jim Beatty, America's top miler, who ran the first leg.U.S.Senator Philip Hart of Michigan was a guest at the ceremony.

    Los Angeles was host city for the 1932 Olympic games...the last time the Olympics were held in the U.S.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAJ1C48JAVAC03OECOA7D9SY94
    Media URN:
    VLVAAJ1C48JAVAC03OECOA7D9SY94
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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