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  • Short Summary

    1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, Men's speed skating action

  • Description

    Mid shot officials cleaning the ice on the speed skating rink with large machine. Olympic flags flying, and wide angle of speed skating rink in Misurina, with mountains in background. Various shots of speed skaters skating around rink in the men's speed 500 metres skating competition. Close up starting official firing his starter pistol, and spectators watching on in warm hats. More shots of skaters competing on ice, and nice mid shot of USSR's Yevgeny Grishin who took the gold medal, USSR's Rafael Grach who took the silver, and Norway's Alv Gjestvang who took the bronze, posing together for the cameras. Wide angle of rink.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    868002.02
    Media URN:
    101185
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:02:54 / 10:05:02
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