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    This item is filmed in Technicolor.

    Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies.

    GV. The swimming pool. LV. Pan, Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh, Princess Anne and Prince Charles arriving. GV. Start of the 110 yards breast stroke ladies race. CU. Two women watching. LV. Pan, coming up to the finish, Diana Harris and Jill Slattery leading. Harris touches home first, she is the winner. SV. Left to right, Jill Slattery, Diana Harris and Heather Saville of Australia, & CU.

    LV. Start of the 110 yards butterfly ladies race. GV. As they go down on first length. SV. Crowd watching. SV. Elaine Tanner of Canada leading on the last length. Zoom back to general view of the race as it finishes. SV. The race finishes. GV. Crowd applauding. SV. Judy Gegan of England, Elaine Tanner of Canada and Ann Barner of England, & CU.

    CU. Pan, Brian Phelps holding his gold medal for the high board diving. AS. Brian Phelps diving in an exhibition - this is after the competition. LV. Princess Anne, Prince Philip and Prince Charles applauding. GV. Two more divers run and dive off high board. SV. Two girl divers do forward and reverse jack knife together. LV. Brian Phelps with young girl on his shoulders dives in. LV. Two more divers run and dive off. LV. Brian Phelps hand stands on high board. He pulls one leg down to scratch the other, then falls forward and somersaults into water. SV. The royal family laugh and applaud. CU. Pan, Brian Phelps gets out of pool.

    GV. Jim Alder of Scotland leading in the final stages of marathon race, pan to Bill Adcocks in second place. LV. Statue outside stadium, pan as Alder runs towards stadium. LV. Inside stadium as Adcocks comes in, he is in the lead now.

    SV. Princess Anne watching. LV. Alder passes Adcocks and comes in to win. CU. Alder amongst crowd. LV. Prince Charles applauds. CU. Pan, Adcocks with his feet in bowl of cold water. CU. Alder shakes hands with Adcocks. LV. Pan, Mary Rand jumping in the long jump. LV. Sheila Parkin of England jumping, she came second. LV. Mary Rand takes final jump. LV. Crowd. SV. Parkin, Rand and Odogwu of Nigeria.

    GV. Pan, the 110 yards hurdles men's race starts. Hemery of England past post first, closely followed by Parker of England with Razik of Pakistan at third place. CU. Parker, Hemery and Razik.

    GV. Pan, finish of the ladies 220 yards final. Winner is D. Burge of Australia, J. Lamy is second. Janet Simpson collapses after the race. SV. Two officials help her to her feet. CU. As two of her friends help her. CU. Winner, D. Burge. SV. Scuffle going on around Janet Simpson. SV. One of the English girls crying and being comforted by mother.

    GV. Start of the 4 x 400 men relay race. LV. Pan as they come in for the changeover. LV. Pan, another changeover. LV. Pan as Mottley comes in to win for Trinidad and Tobago - they break the world record. Canada is second and England is third. LV. The Trinidad and Tobago team running around on lap of honour, & SV.

    LV. The start of the one mile race. GV. The athletes come round on first lap. Keino already in the lead. Keino in the lead, athletes running past camera. LV. Pan, runners moving past camera. GV. Keino well in the lead, Alan Simpson is second, Keino runs in to win. SV. Simpson looking very tired. CU. Keino.

    GV. Athletes parading during the closing ceremony. CU. Pan, athletes parading, & LV. SV. Athletes walk past waving. GV. Parade.

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    01:00:26:00 / 01:06:46:00
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    Sport & Leisure
    Caribbean My worksapce olympics bin cyntaf Savant Media Order Marathon Commonwealth: The Games The Commonwealth Games Highlights from the Commonwealth Games, 1930-1969 The Complete Commonwealth Games Jamaica 50s-60s Caribbean Jamaica
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