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    Footage of athletics meeting at White City, London.

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    London beat Rhineland. Athletics. White City.

    L/S White City stadium. L/S the competitors at the starting blocks for the 100 yards. the guns goes at 31 and they are away. With No3. H. Schulte of Germany in front from No.4. and No.1. David Jones of London. Jones goes to the front with the other London runner close behind him he is Alf Meakin Jones breaks the tape just in front of Meakin. C/U David Jones. L/S Mary Bignal running towards camera. She is now Mary Rand since her marriage. she takes off on her long jump and lands she gets to her feet and walks into camera. L/S Helgo Hoffmann running towards camera to make her jump she jumps and lands. After making her winning jump.

    L/S women down ready for the start of the 80 metre hurdles they start and immediately No.1. Pat Nutting of London goes to the front followed by No.3. Ingrid Schlundt, in third place is Ann Fordyce of London. Pat Nutting wins the race with Ingrid Schlundt second and Anne Fordyce third. C/U Nutting and Fordyce. Pat is on the right of the picture. L/S start of the men's 880 yards match and invitation event. they start and immediately No.6. Gary Philpott of New Zealand goes to the front. M/S crowd. L/S of Philpott leading down the back straight, and Michael Fleet of London takes second place. C/U crowd. L/S Philpott leading fleet as they come in towards the Bell. M/S Peter Snell of New Zealand is in third place as they finish the first lap.

    L/S crowds. L/S runners going down the back straight. Snell has now moved into second place and John Wenk up into third place. L/S Runners coming round the final bend into the straight. Snell goes to the front. Wenk moves up into second place but is overtaken again by Carl Schmidt but Snell cannot be caught and he wins.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:13:00 / 01:22:00:00

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