• Short Summary

    Amateur Athletics Association Championships from White City - Gordon Pirie wins race.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "White City. Bravo Pirie".

    White City Stadium, London. AAA (Amateur Athletics Association) Championships.

    LV pan competitors at the start of the final for the 120 yds. hurdles they start and go into the first three hurdles. LV competitors coming towards camera with Svara of Italy leading he breasts the tape to win. LV crowd.

    LV the hundred yds. final in progress with Harry Jerome of Canada taking an early lead he breasts the tape with David Jones just beaten to second place by Antao of Kenya. SV competitors running past camera. CU Jerome.

    LV SR Porter running up to the pole vault jumps and clears the bar. LV slow motion shot of number five downhill running up to the jump he jumps and clears the bar. SV as Ankio of Finland coming up to make his winning jump. He jumps and clears the bar. SV crowd. CU Ankio.

    SV competitors lined up for the start of the three miles they start pan with them as they run past camera, LV elevated as they go down in to the back straight it is BB Craig of Blackpool taking the lead with Pirie lying about fifth. SV Judges. SV competitors feet running through muddy water on the track. LV as they run towards camera it is Martin Hyman leading Bruce Tulloh and Gordon Pirie. GV crowd. LV pan Pirie now way out on his own coming along a straight. SV crowd. LV pan Pirie running in easily to win. SV as he breasts the tape and waves. CU Pirie splattered in mud.

    (Rota Lav)

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:57:00 / 01:12:29:00

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