• Short Summary

    Great Britain team leave for Helsinki Olympics, 1952

  • Description

    Slate reading 'Helsinki bound'. British Olympic wrestling team walking across runway to board aeroplane, in matching jackets and hats. British yachting team waiting to board plane. Pan down yachtsman, then close up athletics coach Geoff Dyson. British football team walking towards plane, then close up team officials boarding plane. Nice shot of row of women athletes walking towards camera on runway. Close up Geoff Elliott holding his pole vault poles towards the camera. Tight close up Mcdonald Bailey wearing hat. Athletes getting onto plane, and plane taxiing on runway.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    867000.10
    Media URN:
    101175
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1952
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:11:07 / 10:11:57
    Canister:
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Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The location here is Bovingdon Airfield, Hertfordshire.

    "British Olympic wrestling team" - the team members seen here are Leslie Cheetham, Ken Irvine, Herbie Hall, Ray Myland, Don Irvine and Ken Richmond.

    "plane taxiing on runway" - the aircraft is an Avro York, Reg. No. G-AGOD.

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