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    International indoor athletic meeting at Wembley, London.

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    Wembley, London.

    GV. Elevated, the indoor track at Wembley. CU. Starter holding pistol up and fires. LV. Runners start the men's 60 yard dash, pan with the athletes. The winner, contestant No 5, R. M. Frith of UK, breaks the tape. Fritz Obersiedrasse of West Germany comes second. Frith's time of 6.2 seconds is UK indoor best performance. SV. Crowd applauding.

    LV. Start of the 50 yards huddles for women. They start, pan with them as Pat Nutting of UK takes the lead and breasts the tape. She is followed by M. Botley. Nutting's time is 8 seconds. CU. Winner Pat Nutting.

    LV. Pan, E. Mustakari from Finland running up to pole vault, he jumps and clears the bar. CU. Man watching. LV. Contestants No 5, W. Reinhardt of West Germany, runs up and vaults, but brings the bar down with him. LV. Pan, John Uelses from the USA as he vaults and clears the bar at 15 foot 5 inches to equal the British record. SV. Crowd applauding. CU. John Uelses.

    LV. Start of the 440 yards men race, pan as runners come into the first bend with John Dunkelburg of USA leading from N. J. Overhead also American. LV. Crowd. GV. Pan as Dunkelburg goes into the final straight still leading Overhead. LV. Dunkelburg breasts the tape. SV. Judges. CU. Dunkelburg. CU. Crowd.

    LV. Start of the one mile men race. GV. The runners come down the first bend, J. Whetton of UK leading, followed by Derek Ibbotson. GV. Runners going round the track. LV. They run past camera. SV. Crowd. GV. Pan, Whetton leads. S. Taylor and Derek Ibbotson out of the last bend and into final straight. Whetton breaks the tape. SV. Crowd. CU. J. Whetton.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:01:00 / 01:15:45:00

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