French Olympic Hopes In Training AKA French… 1968

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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Fort Romeu, France.

    LS The French sports training centre at Fort Romeu. LS Pan down building to swimming pool. Various shots of the French swimmers Alain Mosconi, Christine Caron and backstroke girl Benedicte Duprez (slow motion), training in the pool, shot in slow motion. Various shots of French athletes on the track. French Olympic hopes Maryvonne Dupureur, with her two sons, Monique Noirot sprinting, Dupureur and Noirot passing relay baton, sprinter Wadoux (slow motion). MS Slow motion of Sainte-Rose doing high jump. MS Horse riding Pentathlon team jumping practice jumps. MS Fencer Brigitte Gabet in training. (3 shots). Various slow motion shots of the gymnasts training in ground work including Evelyne Letourneur (slow motion), on the bar and rigs in the gymnasium. The male athletes are Christian Guyffroy and Christian Deuza (both shown in slow motion). MS Slow motion of shot putters Arnold Beer and the champion Colnard. MS Group of athletes "bicycling" on their backs in a field. Various shots of a group of athletes jogging in mountains for practice in altitude running.

    Date found in the old record - 01/10/1968.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    85897
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3001.19
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:42:00 / 01:54:43:00
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    UN 4384 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 4384 A
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