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    Athletics meeting between Oxford and Cambridge universities and Cornell and Princeton universities.

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    TITLE: Norris, California and Owen.. Penn, tied in the pole vault at 12' 9".

    LS two men pole vaulting - Princetown (??) college in background. ( 3 shots).
    SLOW MOTION shots of competitors pole vaulting
    Packed crowd in grandstand in background.

    TITLE: ..glimpse of the running races - in which Kirby of Cornell starred with a mile in 4 minutes 17 seconds.

    Various shots of athletes racing round track.

    TITLE: ..torrs Yale, hurls the javelin 99 feet 1 inch, a world record.

    SLOW MOTION shot competitor hurls javelin towards camera, spectators standing by college in background.

    TITLE: Princetown, second in the meet...triumphs in the hurdle races.

    GV elev. four man racing across hurdles.
    SLOW MOTION shot of hurdles race
    Crowd looking down from stand.
    GV group of young men watching by tree. Rowa of spectators in background.

    TITLE: 100 yard dash.

    GV elev. track, boaters of spectators in foreground. LS men race past in 100 yard sprint
    GV men racing down track to finish, winner throwing up his hands in triumph - spectators watching from grass verge.

    TITLE: Abrahams, Cambridge winner.

    MV Harold Abrahams waves.

    TITLE: William E Stevenson of Princetown beats the great Bevil Rudd in quarter mile.

    LS shots quarter mile race.
    MV Stevenson.

    TITLE: Massey, Princetown wins hurdles

    LS two men racing towards camera across hurdles to finish, third man in race some way back.

    TITLE: Stake, Cornell wins high jump.

    GV stake jumping high jump. Photographers in foreground stand up and move towards him.
    CU Stake.

    TITLE: Nokes, Oxford sets new record in hammer throw.

    LS Malcolm Nokes swinging to standstill after his throw.
    CU Nokes.
    Background: Athletics meeting between Oxford and Cambridge universities and Cornell and Princeton universities.

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    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
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