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    1936 Berlin Olympic Games, Women's diving action

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    German graphic introducing action from the women's platform diving competition. Tight close ups of USA's Dorothy Poynton-Hill who won the gold medal, USA's Velma Dunn the silver, and Germany's Kathe Kohlerthe bronze, diving from the high platform. Nice slow motion shots of Dunn, another diver, and Poynton-Hill performing their dives, with audio. Nice smiling shot of Kathe Kohlerthe, and slow motion of her performing dive.
    German graphic introducing action from the women's springboard diving competition. Close up diver bouncing on springboard then not jumping, and various angles of USA's Marjorie Gestring, who won the gold medal, diving. Various angles of USA's Katherine Rawls, who won the silver medal, diving, including slow motion.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathe
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:00:00 / 10:02:06

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Kathe Kohlerthe", (twice in text and once in tags), should read Kathe Kohler, (AKA Kate Kohler).

    The Women's 10-metre platform competition seen here took place on 13 August 1936.

    The Women's 3-metre springboard competition seen here took place on 12 August 1936.

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