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    1952 Helsinki Olympics Games

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    Low angle start of men's 400 metres final, and of finish of race, won by George Rhoden of Jamaica. Close up of Rhoden panting and trying to smile to camera. Athlete lying down, possibly with cramp. Rhoden receiving his gold medal during medal ceremony, and close up Rhoden standing for the national anthem.
    Low angle and close up of steeplechasers tackling jump, with tower of Olympic stadium in background. More close ups of steeplechasers jumping over jump. False start in men's steeplchase final, then start of race. Low angle of steeplechasers jumping over jump, then nice of row of race officials sitting by finish line. Close up race official ringing bell for last lap, then, brief, tight close ups of Ashenfelter, Kazantsev and Disley crossing the finish line. Nice close up of Ashenfelter and Kazantsev posing together for photographers. Two very high, very wide angle shots of men's 400 metres final. Men's steeplechase final false start, and start, and nice tracking close up of runners. Various tracking shots of runners, including Ashenfelter and Kazanstev battling for lead.

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:16:42 / 10:20:26

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