• Short Summary

    German gymnasts show off their prowess on the bars and in floor exercises.

  • Description

    Germany.

    LV. Helmut Bantz on parallel bars SV. Bantz performing exercises. He changes direction, removing hands from bars, he moves hands again, closes like a jack- knife and finishes standing on hands, legs straight up in air. SV. Side view, jumping to ground at completion of display.

    SV. Adalbert Dickhut performing floor gymnastics. He leaps up and touches toes, does three back somersaults, a forward somersault, stands poised ready for next exercise. SV. He does a slow backwards handstand, and then two backward somersaults. SV. He does slow backward roll and then does splits.

    SV. Hans Kiefer on horizontal bars. He releases grip to change direction. LV. He completes change of direction, hand stands. SV. Twisting round and round bar. LV. SV. He crosses over hands whilst twisting round bar. LV. Twisting around bar. SV. He completes performance and vaults onto floor.

    (Orig.Lav.) (Orig."D")

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    These West German gymnasts are training for the Olympic Games.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    10.41
    Media URN:
    26919
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:11:00 / 01:46:06:00
    Canister:
    52/45

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