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    Nice pan from roof to wide angle of swimming pool interior. Mid shot swimmers getting ready for the start of the women's 200 metres breaststroke final, and close up starting official firing starting gun. Various shots of race, and tracking shot of end of race, with USSR's Halyna Prozumenshchykova-Stepanova holding on to take the gold medal, USA's Claudia Kolb taking the silver, and USSR's Svetlana Babanina the bronze. Close up of clock, and mid shot medal winners hugging in pool. Various shots of medal ceremony, and of flags being raised during ceremony.
    Close up spectators, and whole of men's 100 metres freestyle final, with USA's Don Schollander taking the gold medal, Great Britain's Bobby McGregor the silver, and Germany's Hans-Joachim Klein the bronze. Mid shot Schollander in pool, and close up of clock. Mid shot Schollander receiving his gold medal in the medal ceremony, as spectators watch on.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    No Sound
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:03:44 / 10:06:57
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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