• Short Summary

    Britain's Ken Wood wins 1500 metres from Rozsavogyi and Tabori at the British Games.

  • Description

    White City Stadium, London.

    GV. Towards, runner sprinting towards the finishing tape (title super over). GV. Walking race in progress. MS. The starter with gun raised starts the race. SV. Pan showing No 11 Rozsavogyi, behind him is No 14, Tabori and another Hungarian. Behind them is No 8 Gordon Pirie and in front of them, out of frame, is No 17. No 15, Ken Wood, in this scene lying 7th. Camera pans - it shows No 11 just overtaking numbers 17 and 14. Pirie also moving up. GV. Crowd. LV. Pan, Pirie now slightly in the lead from No 11 and lying third is No 14 Tabori. He starts to make his move on the outside, also coming through is No 15 Wood. Tabori passes his team mate No 11 and starts to go pass Pirie - but on his heels coming through is Wood. Wood has gone into the lead with No 14 second and sets out with his team mate to try and catch Wood. Rozsavogyi passes Tabori to try and catch Wood - but Wood is holding on as they race through for the line. It is now - Wood 15, 11 Rozsavogyi and 14 Tabori. Wood hits the tape. SCU. Wood and Jack Crump, Secretary of the AAA (Amateur Athletic Association). SV. Crowd. SCU. Left to right, Tabori, Wood and Rozsavogyi.


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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:38:00 / 01:14:57:00

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