• Short Summary

    A few days after beating Zatopek in 10 000 metres, Pirie beats him again in 5000 metres race.

  • Description

    Manchester, Lancashire.

    SV. Britain's Gordon Pirie and Czechoslovakia's Emil Zatopek preparing to move off to the 5,000 metres start. CU. Board in grass "Start 5,000 metres". LV. Runners lined up at start. Zatopek, No 111 fourth from left, and Pirie, No 30, second from right. They start running, pan to back view as they race around track. Frank Sando, No 33, goes into the lead. SV. Pan, Sando running in the lead, followed by Zatopek and close behind Zatopek, Ibbotson. SV. The runners passing camera in the previous order with Pirie running fourth. CU. Pan, Gordon Pirie closing in behind Zatopek, and Zatopek closing in behind Sando. LV. Crowd watching. GV. Zatopek now in the lead followed closely by Pirie. CU. Zatopek's wife in centre of track, watching race. LV. Pan, Pirie now in the lead with Zatopek second and Derek Ibbotson third. CU. Pan, Pirie racing away to the finish. SV. Pan, Pirie running into finish, he breaks the tape. GV. Race track. SCU. Pirie chatting to Zatopek after the race.

    (Neg. & Lav.) (Orig.D.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:47:00 / 01:21:00:00

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