• Short Summary

    Top athletes from Commonwealth arrive to Vancouver for the Empire games.

  • Description

    Vancouver, Canada.

    GV Trans Canada Airline arriving at Vancouver from Britain, with English, Scottish and Northern Ireland teams. SV Vancouver police pipe band playing. SV teams coming off plane. TV pipe band. SV Australians arriving down gangway. SV pan, Rhodesian team standing about. CU badge on blazer 'Rhodesia, Boxing'. SV toy springbok held by two South African girls. CU blazer 'South Africa'. AS sign: "Empire Village". LV pan, flag raising ceremony. CU man holding Gold Coast sign. SV man rising Gold Coast flag. CU girl with fuzzy hair from Fiji. SV group of Jamaicans. CU badge 'Jamaica'. SV British Guiana hauling up flag. AS name on hut 'Scotland'. SV group of Scottish athletes. SV & CU Marjorie Jackson, an Australian sprinter. CU Murray Helberg from New Zealand. SV Australian John Landy leaving building.

    (FG.) (Orig.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    176.14
    Media URN:
    29638
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:29:00 / 01:23:40:00
    Canister:
    54/58

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