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  • Short Summary

    1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games, USA's Helen Madison takes 100m freestyle swimming gold

  • Description

    Graphic reading 'America's wonder girl swimmer ? Helen Madison adds to her list of 10 records by winning 100 metres (free style) swim in marvellous time?' No audio. Wide shot of female swimmers diving into the pool as they start the women's 100m freestyle final. Close up of the swimmers as they swim past the camera. Wide shot of the crowd. Long shot of the swimmers as they reach the turn. Close up of swimmers, with USA's Helen Madison streaking ahead on the near side to touch home and take the gold medal. Nice shot of Helen Madison looking tired and pleased by the side of the pool.

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    Film ID:
    863771.05
    Media URN:
    101004
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1932
    Sound:
    silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:05:55 / 10:06:57
    Canister:
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  1. jamied says

    The race took place on 8 August 1932.

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