• Short Summary

    Athletics competition between Great Britain and the USA at White City, London.

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    Great Britain V the United States of America athletics. White City, London.

    GV White City. The start of the 400 Metres Men's Hurdles. Pan with the men as they race round the track. SV As they come round the last straight with the two Americans in the lead, closely followed by No. 2, John Sherwood. Pan with them as they race to the line. John Sherwood lunges forward to break the tape. CU John Sherwood. GV The 5,000 Metres for Men in it's final stages. Showing the two Englishmen, Taylor and Stewart, running on their own. SV Taylor. SV Pan as Taylor runs round bend into back view.

    SV As one of the American runners, Gerry Lindgren, runs towards camera well behind the two Englishmen at this stage, followed by the other American, Steve Prefontaine CU Running feet. SV Pan Steve Prefontaine running past camera. GV Richard Taylor nearing finishing line on his own. As he crosses tape and raises his hand aloft. GV Crowd applauding. CU Dick Taylor. GV The 800 Metres for Women in it's final stage. Pan with the runners as they come into final straight. Pat Lowe, No. 2, in front followed by No. 1, American Nancy Shafer in third position, No. 4, Joan Page. Winner crosses line. In second place just beating the American is Joan Page. CU Pat Lowe. GV With Pat Lowe with arm round the American Nancy Shafer who came third.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:42:00 / 01:33:17:00

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