• Short Summary

    Swimming heats from the Helsinki Olympics.

  • Description

    Helsinki, Finland.

    Views of the outdoor Olympic swimming pool.

    Crowds waiting for the second heat of the 400m Freestyle swimming race.

    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh wearing sunglasses waiting to see the race.

    C. K. Neo, of Singapore is in lane 4, as the race begins. Various cut aways to crowds and judges. Closer shots of the swimmers.

    Won by Furuhashi of Japan, Second Drobinskij of Russia, Neo finishes third.

    CU of Neo.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    22.35
    Media URN:
    27297
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:49:00 / 01:39:05:00
    Canister:
    52/63

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Although the title card, (and in turn the clip's title, text and tags), quote this swimmer's name as C K Neo, his name is written as Neo Chwee Kok. Might that be a useful addition to the tags?

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