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Helsinki, Finland: GV Flags of all nations flying & people on way to stadium. SCU M. Passikkivi (Finnish President) arriving, greeted by President of Olympic Games Organization. GTV The Greek delegation into arena. GV Ground shot Ditto. Side V Finnish Officer saluting pan to Australians onto arena. BV Aussies around arena. STV Union of S. Africa delegation onto arena. SCU S. Africans marching. LV G.B. Contingent around arena. SV Ditto. (Men) SV Ditto. (Girls) STV Korean delegation entering arena. SCU People applauding. SV Mass Russian delegation entering arena. GTV Mass of Russians around arena. STV Ditto. CU Type under raincoat taking pictures. GV The Finnish delegation onto arena. SV Ditto. SV Passikkivi looking on. SV Pan Olympic flag being raised. TV Pigeons being released. TV Delegates in arena breaking ranks to see torch runner Nurmie entering with torch. GTV Nurmie around arena past delegates.
SV Pan Nurmi lighting flame from torch. LV Police & photographers running across arena. TV Woman in white being escorted from arena. SCU Pan Ditto. GV Delegates lined up whilst oat is being sworn. CU Ditto. Angle Shot Flame on top of tower & 2 Olympic flags in f-g.
Olympic Games; Personalities - Politicians; Ceremonies - Opening; Juho Kusti Paasikivi (b. 1870), Ceremonies - Sport