• Short Summary

    1952 Helsinki Olympic Games, Diving, pool action

  • Description

    Wide angle of diving boards, with diving competition taking place. Close ups diving official holding up his mark, and officials watching on. Close up flower girls, and spectators, watching on. Various low angle shots of men performing dives in the platform competition, and of scorers holding up their marks. Divers performing their dives, and nice close ups USA's Sammy Lee, who won the gold medal, smiling and posing with his wife. Medal ceremony, and nice close up of medal winners, including Mexico's Joaquin Capilla who won the silver, and Germany's Gunther Haase the bronze, posing on the podium. Close up lee taking to Capilla, then smiling with Haase, then Capilla. Slow motion of Lee performing dive, then another diver, then various slow motions of Lee diving. Nice shot of Lee, and other dives, watching the action.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    No Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:16:21 / 10:19:19

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