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    Prague, Czechoslovakia.

    Intertitle: "IN PERFECT UNISON. More than 10,000 young athletes perform in the Stadium at Czecho Slovak [sic] festivities".

    Iris opens on high angled shot of ranks of women in identical dress marching. High angled L/S of the ranks of women walking into an enormous open air sports stadium, as they reach the centre of the field the ranks divide in two and march in opposite directions.

    L/S of the thousands of athletes marching around the stadium creating a large star-like formation. High angled L/S of ranks of athletes. C/U of a man in a vest with a large moustache signalling with a flag. In response to his signal, the athletes move into lines and start doing exercises, panning shots over the rows and rows of young women in identical clothes. M/S of rows of women doing synchronised exercises.

    C/U of the back of a bald headed man with beard and glasses in military uniform watching the performance from an enclosed balcony above the stadium.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:16:00 / 01:38:49:00
    G 686
    Sort Number:
    G 0686
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    Sport & Leisure
    LS - New Nations Worn Through
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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