Low angle start of men's 400 metres final, and of finish of race, won by George Rhoden of Jamaica. Close up of Rhoden panting and trying to smile to camera. Athlete lying down, possibly with cramp. Rhoden receiving his gold medal during medal ceremony, and close up Rhoden standing for the national anthem.
Material relating to newsreel story "Helsinki Bound" - 52/58.
Material relating to newsreel story "XVth Olympiad" - 52/59.
Swimming heats from the Helsinki Olympics.
Retrospective look at achievements of champion horse "Foxhunter" who recently died.
Army Kinema Corporation's review of 1952's international, national and sporting news.
Pierre D'Oriola, French show jumping champion, at home and riding in practice ring.
The Olympic Organising Committee signing invitations to the 1952 Helsinki games
Olympic champion, Hungarian boxer Laszlo Papp becomes trainer.