British Empire and Commonwealth Games
Highlights of the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. In Vancouver, top-ranking athletes from the far corners of the British Commonwealth competed for new records. The film records outstanding feats in racing, jumping, pole-vaulting, swimming and other sports events. The climax is the twenty-five-mile marathon run by courageous, exhausted Jimmy Peters, and finally the "miracle mile" duel between John Landy and Roger Bannister.
1954, 11 min
Also available in French
Grand Silver Medal of the Italian National Olympic Committee of Films on Sports
International Sports Film Festival
February 1 1955, Cortina d'Ampezzo - Italy
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