• Short Summary

    1936 Berlin Olympic Games, Modern Pentathlon, and action from the athletics stadium

  • Description

    Low angle tracking shot male long jumper performing long jump. Two low angle shots German long jumper, possibly silver medal winner Luz Long, performing jumps. Male javelin thrower throwing javelin. Wide shot male hammer thrower throwing hammer. Close up male shot put thrower throwing shot. Close up Germany's Hans Woellke, who won the gold medal, taking his shot. Male high jumper successfully clearing bar. Close up high jumper making unsuccessful jump. Male pole vaulter clearing bar, and landing in sand pit, to 'aahs' from the crowd. Unsuccessful pole vault attempt, then tighter angle of successful jump. Low angle wide of Germany's Gisela Mauermayer throwing her gold medal winning discus. Close up Mauermayer congratulated by men, then very nice close up Mauermayer smiling.
    Wide angle spectators. Start of men's 400 metres race, then close up spectators. Finish of race, then close up spectators. Tighter close up spectators looking on, then nice, but brief, close up of row of officials. Shaky low angle of start of men's steeplechase race. Close up spectators watching on, and athletes tackling the water jump. Athlete falls into the water jump to loud laughter from spectators. Shaky mid shot athletes finishing the race. Male triple jumper, possibly German, performing jump, then slow motion of same with film break up, and high angle of same. Tight close up German soldier watching on, and spectators watching through binoculars. Brief low angle shot triple jumper landing his jump, shot of scoreboard, and spectators watching. Low angle triple jumper jumping, spectators watching, and lovely slow motion of jumper jumping, all with film break up. Triple jumper jumping, then shaking his fist when he realises his distance. Tracking mid shot Japan's Naoto Tajima, as he produces his gold medal winning jump.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:04:07 / 10:08:07

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