Track And Swimming Events At Helsinki -… 1952

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Cameraman's slate reads '80m women's hurdles'. Low angle of false start at start of women's 80 metres hurdles final. Brief shot from behind finish line of end of race, with Australia's Shirley Strickland De La Hunty winning the gold, USSR's Mariya Golubnichaya winning silver, and Germany's Maria Sander...

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Cataloguer:
Tupaq Felber
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
No Sound
Media URN:
101099
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Time in/Out:
10:08:25 / 10:13:38
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Film ID:
201206.1
Issue Date:
1952

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  • The Women's 80 metres hurdles and Men's 110 metres hurdles seen here both took place on 24 July 1952.

    "close up of Dillard being congratulated by compatriots Jack Davis and Arthur Barnard" - also offering his congrats is Yevhen Bulanchyk of the Soviet Union.

    "men's 100 metres backstroke final" - this event took place on 1 August 1952.

    The "men's high dive" referred to is the 10-metre Platform competition. This took place on 1 August 1952.

    jamied 28th Jul 2012

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