• Short Summary

    Description not available

  • Description

    Helsinki, Finland: TV Competitors for 3,000-metres steeplechase, running towards. Angle V Athletes jumping over hurdle. LV Competitors with Disley of G.B. among them. CU Competitors taking water jump. CU Type with bionics. SV Pan American Ashenfelter winning. SCU Types in crowd. LV Pan 400-metres inn progress with Jamaica in lead. Closer V Pan with McKenley sprinting to try to overtake Rhoden. TV Rhoden pips McKenley on post. CU Rhoden. GV Yacht 'Patricia' arriving at quayside. SCU Crowd waving. Angle V Duke of Edinburgh aboard ship waving. SV Duke of Kent going aboard. LV Crowd. SV Duke of Edinburgh talking to Lord Burghley. GV President's Palace at Helsinki. LV Crowds waving to two Dukes on balcony at Palace. Angle V Dukes of Edinburgh & Kent waving.

    GTV STADIUM with 1500-metres in progress. SV The 2 Dukes watching. Pan shot Runners with Lueg of Germany leading, Barthel (Luxembourg) starts to overtake. Closer V Pan Barthel winning. CU Barthel crying at end of race. LV Pan Start of women's 200-metres final. SCU Duke of Edinburgh watching with legs crossed looking thru bionics. Kent partly in picture. LV Marjorie Jackson of Australia taking lead. Closer V Pan Marjorie Jackson winning her 2nd Gold Medal. CU Marjorie...26th July, 1952.

    SV Duke of Edinburgh visiting canteen, shakes hands with various people. SV Duke helping himself to food. SCU Duke moving away with tray. SV Pan McKenley of Jamaica handing over baton to Rhoden. SV The two Dukes watching. Pan shot Rhoden beating Whitfield. SCU Jamaican team receiving medals on victory stand. FV Miss Lorwill fails to jump 5ft. 5 3/4ins. FV Esther Brand (.S.A) clears same height & wins. Cu Brand & Lerwill. Travel shot Marathon runners along road, outside stadium, on way back.

    STV Jim Peters (.G.B.) laid out on roadside with cramp. CU Zatopek winning. GV Zatopek entering stadium. SV Pan Zatopek. TV Zatopek winning Marathon.

    Personalities - Sport; Emil Zatopek (b. 1922), Finland; Athletics

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:

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