• Short Summary

    Good footage of the athletic events at the Tokyo Olympic games in Japan.

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    Olympics - Golds for Britain.

    L/S The marathon field on the starting line. They start pan as they go along track. M/S The Emperor in his box. L/S Pan the runners as they leave stadium. C/U Pan. The eventual winner A Bebe. M/S As they reach half way point. L/S Inside stadium Walfegang Reinhardt from Germany running up for Pole vault. L/S Slow motion as he comes over the bar but just catches it and the bar comes down after him. L/S Pan slow motion. Fred Hansen U.S.A. the winner makes winning jump almost knocking the bar off. L/S Floodlights with Olympic flame between them. Angle shot Lynn Davies makes leap in long jump. C/U Result board. L/S Pan as Davies makes winning leap. C/U Davies. L/S Davies on winner's rostrum. M/S with gold medal on. L/S Interior Louis Martin makes lift in middle heavy weight class. He lifts weights to shoulder. C/U As he holds weights above head to give him the silver medal. L/S The start of the 4x400 metres relay final men. They start, pan with them around the back straight.

    M/S Crowd. L/S As they come up for final take over. L/S The American in the lead hands over batten and then falls flat on his face. The others race away with Brightwell in 4th place. M/S Crowd. L/S As the American Henry Carr comes in to win. Brightwell is second. M/S Robbie Brightwell with Anne Packer. L/S Pan Abebe leader in Marathon comes into stadium. L/S Pan as he crosses finish. C/U Abebe doing exercises on the grass. L/S As the second two come into stadium. Tsuburaya Papan leads Heatley. L/S Pan as Heatley passes the Japanese. C/U Crowd cheering. L/S Pan as Heatley crosses finish line for the silver. C/U Abebe with gold medal. M/S The first three with medal. L/S Start of women's 800 metres final. They start and run towards camera. L/S As they go into back straight. L/S Crowd. L/S As they come into finish straight. Ann Packer sprints past the New Zealand girl, and then fires past the French girl Dupureur and crosses winning line. M/S As Anne Packer runs to Robbie Brightwell. M/S Ann with British athletes. M/S Crowd applaud. C/U Anne with gold medal Dupureur with silver and Chamberlain with Bronze.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    2K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:35:00 / 01:08:05:00

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