Review of the sports events in year 1961.
Title reads 'A Record Sports Year! - 1961 in Review'.
Several shots of ski jumping championship - jumpers leaving the end of jump and flying through air. Various shots of men and women high divers performing. Various shots of college basketball league final match between Cincinnati and Ohio State Kansas City. Cincinnati wins the match. Crowd cheering in the middle of field. Various shots during Indianapolis car race showing a bad crash, the winner was racing driver A. J. Foyt of Texas. Good close up shot of Valeri Brumel Russian high jump champion who cleared 73 1/2 inches. MS. Brumel making record jump. CU. Running shoes being tied. CU. American athlete Wilma Rudolph. MS. Rudolph winning a sprint on an indoor track. Panning shot of Wilma Rudolph winning a 100 metre sprint in Germany on outdoor track. Two shots of Ralph Boston making long jumps, one indoors and the other outdoors. CU. Ralph Boston in Moscow after completing his record jump. George Davis making record pole vault. CU. Davis. Panning shot of Frank Budd winning 100 yards sprint in record time. CU. Frank Budd. Crowd applauding. Frank Budd, the winner, after the race. Various shots during several golf Championships with good green coverage. Personalities seen include golfers Gary Player, Arnold Palmer, Gene Little and Jerry Barber - he is also seen with a large cup. MS. "Carry Back" winning "Kentucky Derby" in fine style. MS. Jockey Johnny Sellers on Carry Back posing with owners and trainer. High angle panning shot of Kelso, Americans horse of the year, winning the jockey Gold Cup race in New York. MS. Looking down on Kelso, with jockey Eddie Arcaro up, being led in. CU. Yankees baseball manager Ralph Houk with two of his stars Mick Mantel & Roger Maris. CU. Mick Mantel, pan down to show grip he has on club. Various shots during baseball match with good shots of runs being run after some powerful hitting. Also some good close up shots of the American baseball stars including Whitey Ford. Various shots of the American football match between Michigan and Ohio State.
Date found in the old record - 01/01/1962.