From the opening ceremony of the games, Heikki Savolainen climbs the podium, and holds his right hand in the air as he takes the Olympic oath. High pan across stadium, with teams of athletes in centre.
Close up spectators, then the leading pack in the men's 10,000 metres final, including Emil Zatopek....
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.