pole vault

pole vault

Malayan Athletics (1953)

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Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown or unclear. Malayan Athletics at Kuala Lumpur, Malaya (English commentary). L/S of athletes lined up with banner. Shots of athletes warming up and preparing for events. C/U as Malayan starter fires gun. L/S of the 440 yards race in progress, won by Michael Parry of Selangor. M/S of competitor throwing the discus. M/S of same competitor winning the Weight Putt. L/S of the Ladies 80 metre hurdles in progress, won by the Malayan Record Holder. L/S of 440 yard hurdles in progress. L/S of the long jump. L/S of the pole vault - also in slow motion. L/S of the high jump in progress; also in slow motion. L/S Throwing the Hammer. Spectators applauding. L/S of spectators running onto the track. M/Ss as General Templer presents the cups and medals to winners. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:2504.21