Start of men's 200 metres breaststroke final, in which the swimmers are using the butterfly stroke, these being the last games before the butterfly became a separate event. Various close ups of lead swimmers, and of finish of race, with Australia's John Davies coming from behind to win the gold medal,...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.