Helsinki Events And Olympics Village - 100m… 1952

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High angle shot of the men's 100 metres final, and another shot of the medal ceremony. Various shots of dignitaries watching the action, and spectators putting their coats on as it starts to rain.
Various shots of a man on crutches, with one leg, standing in the road watching youths parade by....

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Cataloguer:
Tupaq Felber
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
No Sound
Media URN:
101125
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Time in/Out:
10:11:54 / 10:18:31
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Film ID:
201206.126
Issue Date:
1952

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  • The Men's 100 metres final seen here took place on 21 July 1952.

    "another shot of the medal ceremony" - present there are Lindy Remigino of USA (Gold), Herb McKenley of Jamaica (Silver), and McDonald Bailey of Great Britain (Bronze).

    "interior of the Olympic stadium, and jogger statue outside of it" - the statue is of the Finnish athlete Paavo Nurmi.

    jamied 26th Jul 2012

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