Mid shots of various athletes throwing the hammer in the men's hammer final, and tight close ups of same. Brief wide shots of hammers landing on field. Close up of feet runners in a men's distance race, and of pack running past camera. More shots of hammers, thrown in the men's hammer competition, landing...more
The Finnish National Orchestra plays Finlandia.
Finnish President Kallio thanks the Foreign Press for their support in the Russo-Finnish war.
More footage of the Russo-Finish war in 1940.
Scenes of Helsinki.
Professor Joliot-Curie speaks to the World Peace Congress in Finland.
Bulganin making statement at station, Bulganin and Khruschev waving from railway carriage.
The Olympic Organising Committee signing invitations to the 1952 Helsinki games
Famous Australian distance runner fails to break world record in Finland.