• Short Summary

    Giant new sporting arenas being built in Melbourne for 1956 Olympic.

  • Description

    This is a duplicate copy of item 509.38 - check for best quality.

    Melbourne, Australia.

    Melbourne is preparing to host 1956 Olympic by building giant new sporting arenas. Main street in Melbourne. LV. Crowds in Summer sunshine outside Flinders Street railway station, & SV. GV. Melbourne cricket ground, & LV. GV. Pan inside ground showing seating arrangements, & LV. SV. Interior, girl examining architects' drawing of new stand. CU. Drawing. STV. Draughtsman looking at blueprints of various stadiums. CU. Blueprint of athletic arena. CU. Drawing of Melbourne cricket ground. A pointer indicates section being rebuilt. GV. Pan, Melbourne cricket ground rebuilding in progress, & LV. LV. Building in progress. LV. Another scene, building in progress. GV. Pan, tractors at work on athletics arena. SV. Tractors at work. SV. Olympic organisers looking at Olympic pool model, & SCU. Mr Holt, technical director, pan down to model. CU. Model of pool. GV. Pan. Pan exterior Melbourne cricket ground.

    (F.G.) (Orig. "C")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3441.12
    Media URN:
    93043
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:59:00 / 01:23:36:00
    Canister:
    55/21

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