Olympics 1968

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    No title - The Olympic Games in Mexico.

    M/S spectator yawning. M/S start of the 20 kilometres walking race. Camera pans as they walk along. C/U two spectators. M/S of the walkers powering along. C/U Mexican spectator. L/S as the walkers leave the stadium. Head on slow motion shot of the winner of the Long Jump, Viscopoleanou of Romania. Slow motion L/S Sheila Sherwood of Britain in the Long Jump.

    M/S male athletes ready to start the 100 Metres Dash. They get ready and race away. The camera pans as they dash down track, in the lead is Jim Hines, USA. He crosses the line followed by Miller and Greene. M/S spectators clapping. Slow motion replay of the 100 Metres Dash following Hines as he crosses the line. L/S crowd watching. Various shots of the 400 Metres Hurdles Final. M/S pan John Sherwood in the lead, with David Hemery following, various shots as he catches up and passes Sherwood to take the lead. Various shots of the race as they round bend and down straight with Hemery in the lead. He breaks tape to win. C/U excited fan. M/S Hemery after race. C/U time clock showing 48.1. M/S Hemery receiving the gold medal on podium.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    56946
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2075.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:00:00 / 01:16:53:00
    Canister:
    68/85
    Sort Number:
    68/085
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    olympicsw olympic stamps Sports thoughts Olympics SCRIMPERS 3 - TX1
  • Stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
If you are a media professional and have seen some footage or stills you wish to include in your production, please contact us.
laurelhardy
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide
Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 307 - Brian Phelps

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 307 - Brian Phelps

Out takes (cuts, rushes) for story featured in CP 307.

For The Olympic Games In 1936

For The Olympic Games In 1936

Germany skaters train on outdoor ice rink - they are practising for the Olympics.

Strength, Skill And Grace!

Strength, Skill And Grace!

Britain's Gymnastic Team for the Olympic Games show us their skill in a field in Llanelly.

Selected Originals - Olympic Swimming And Diving

Selected Originals - Olympic Swimming And Diving

Material related to newsreel story "Olympic Swimming and Diving" - 60/71.

Indian Athletics

Indian Athletics

Indian Olympics of 1946.

Tokyo Prepares For 1964 Olympics

Tokyo Prepares For 1964 Olympics

Preparations for the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

Record Sale For Olympic Games Tickets

Record Sale For Olympic Games Tickets

Tickets for the 1956 Australian Olympics start to sell out almost a year in advance.

Canadian Olympic Swimming Trials

Canadian Olympic Swimming Trials

Male and female swimmers at outdoor pool.

On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
laurelhardy
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen