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  • Short Summary

    Prince Albert watches athletes train for the Olympic Games.

  • Description

    White City, London.

    Title: "For the OLYMPIC GAMES in Paris - Britain's best athletes are already in practice under auspices of British Olympic Association and the A.A.A."

    M/S of twenty or so athletes jogging around a running track, passing press photographers and journalists. Panning shot follows two runners as they comes around the track. Very good C/U of Prince Albert, the Duke of York, watching the athletes train. M/S of five athletes hurdling towards the camera.

    Intertitle: "Starting early - Here are prospective candidates for the 1928 Olympic Games!"

    M/S of a man swinging a ball and a chain around his head, a row of youthful athletes watch him. M/S of a man teaching the young men to pole vault. M/S of the man teaching a youth to throw a javlin.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    338.04
    Media URN:
    24344
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:02:00 / 01:05:31:00
    Canister:
    G 1077

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