• Short Summary

    1952 Helsinki Olympic Games, Opening ceremony

  • Description

    USA team marching past, and close up of male athletes. Olympic flag being raised, and teams of athletes lined up behind their name bearer's in the middle of the stadium. Close up Olympic flame burning, and of spectators and dignitaries watching on and applauding. High, wide angle of stadium as pigeons are released into the air, and mid shot pigeons flying around. Close up athletes marching past camera, and wide angle of team, probably Sweden, entering stadium. Close up various teams marching into stadium, and spectators watching on with umbrellas and raincoats.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    201206.116
    Media URN:
    101115
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1952
    Sound:
    No Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:03:41 / 10:07:48
    Canister:

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