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    Melbourne, Australia.

    Melbourne is preparing to host 1956 Olympic by building giant new sporting arenas. Main street in Melbourne. LV. Crowds in Summer sunshine outside Flinders Street railway station, & SV. GV. Melbourne cricket ground, & LV. GV. Pan inside ground showing seating arrangements, & LV. SV. Interior, girl examining architects' drawing of new stand. CU. Drawing. STV. Draughtsman looking at blueprints of various stadiums. CU. Blueprint of athletic arena. CU. Drawing of Melbourne cricket ground. A pointer indicates section being rebuilt. GV. Pan, Melbourne cricket ground rebuilding in progress, & LV. LV. Building in progress. LV. Another scene, building in progress. GV. Pan, tractors at work on athletics arena. SV. Tractors at work. SV. Olympic organisers looking at Olympic pool model, & SCU. Mr Holt, technical director, pan down to model. CU. Model of pool. GV. Pan. Pan exterior Melbourne cricket ground.

    (F.G.) (Orig. "C")

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    30523
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    509.38
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:29:00 / 01:55:06:00
    Canister:
    55/21
    Sort Number:
    55/021
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    Sport & Leisure Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    olympicsw Sports thoughts Olympics
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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