Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1956 June

Paul Anderson Wins the AAU National Weightlifting Championship

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
06/05/56
Run Time
1 min., 34 sec.
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
123-pound Dave Moyer executes a lift that puts him at the top of his class; rear view of Paul Anderson, who sets a new world record with a snatch lift of 335 pounds; John Davis performs a lift; Anderson executes a lift of 390 pounds, followed by a record-setting lift of 440 pounds; Anderson is awarded two trophies and the national heavyweight title.
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