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1960: This Week In Sports Vol. 11 #37

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Film Identifier: F.2012-03-0831
Run Time
0h 9m 4s
Format
16mm
Color
B&W
Sound
Optical
Date Produced
1960
Abstract
Black and white sports newsreel featuring highlights from 1960, including athletic and swimming events at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Italy (Grace Kelly and Rock Hudson are in the crowd); a New York Yankees baseball game; a new boat race for general purpose boats on the St. Lawrence Seaway; and a boxing match in Tokyo, Japan, between Davey Moore and Kazu Takayama.
Description
"Olympics - American Starts Fail at Rome” - Sports featured here: Shot put, High Jump, Hurdles, Swimming, Diving). Barry O’Brien, Dallas Long, Bill Nieder win medals in the shot put. John Thomas came third in the high jump.

"Baseball - Yankees Orioles in Flag Battle” - fight for the first place in the US league. The umpire gets knocked out by a ball.

"Yachting - New Type Boat in Regatta” - Race on the St Lawrence Seaway for a new general purpose boat.

“Boxing - Moore Retains Feather Title” - Fight in Tokyo, Japan. This is the first Japanese Championship bout between Davey Moore and Kazuo Takayama - Moore won and retained his title.
Distributors
Telenews (Firm)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Glickman, Marty (is commentator)
Long, Dallas (is participant)
Moore, Davey (is participant)
Takayama, Kazuo (is participant)
Nieder, Bill (is participant)
Thomas, John (is participant)
Kelly, Grace (is participant)
Hudson, Rock (is participant)
Genre
Sports
Related Places
Tokyo (production location of)
Chicago (production location of)
St Lawrence Seaway (production location of)