• Short Summary

    1964 Tokyo Olympic Games, Medal winning British team relax after Games

  • Description

    Slate reading 'From Tokyo with colour'. Lovely wide angle of Tokyo streets at night, with neon lights. Pan from neon sign reading 'Tokyo Olympics 1964' to wide of street with neon lights. Great Britain swimmers Brian Jenkins, Sylvia Lewis, Jill Slattery and Peter Kendrew in Tokyo street. Close ups neon signs, then swimmers walking down street at night. Swimmers trying to use chop sticks in Japanese restaurant. Various shots neon signs, then Jenkins and Slattery trying to use public telephone. More Tokyo neon signs, then pan across interior of kimono shop to Lewis trying on kimono as employees look on. Various shots of Lewis looking at herself wearing kimono in mirror, with Kendrew encouraging her.
    Pan of exterior of National Stadium with crowds. Various close ups of mock Beatles band The Liverpool Five signing autographs for local girls. Ken Matthews signing autographs then nice smiling close up as he shows off his 20 km walk gold medal. Very nice close up as he puts his gold medal around the neck of a local lady, who is excitable as her friends all laugh. Dorothy Hyman standing with Louis Martin with her bronze medal, then close up Martin. Smiling close up Hyman, then close up of her medal. Bobby Mcgregor sitting with other athletes, then close up. Nice close up of his silver medal as he shows it to the camera, then nice smiling close up. John Cooper showing off his silver medal, then Sandy Duncan smiling with Mary Rand as he pats her on the shoulder. Lovely close up of Mary's gold medal, then pan to close up of Mary smiling. Maurice Herriott showing his medal to Ernie Pomfret and Basil Heatley, then pan from Herriott close up to his medal. Nice shot of men's coxless fours team of John M. Russell, Hugh Wardell-Yerburgh, William Barry and John James, dressed in suits and putting their silver medals around their necks. Lynn Davies sitting on bench with two other men, wearing his gold medal as he opens letters of congratulations. Very nice close up of Davies, then pan to gold medal around his neck, and close up of medal. Lovely shot of Ann Packer and Robbie Brightwell, Robbie showing off the two medals around Ann's neck. Very nice close up of Ann, then pan down to the gold and silver medals around her neck. Packer and Rand wearing their medals, then nice close up as they hold each other's medals and show them to the camera. Medal winning Great Britain athletes walking arm in arm.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    10:05:12 / 10:09:23

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