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    1952 Helsinki Olympic Games, Various athletics action

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    Cameraman's slate reading 'Olympic long jump ? roll 3'. USA's Jerome Biffle, who won the gold medal, jumping in the men's long jump, and getting a red flag. USA's Meredith Gourdine, who won the silver medal, jumping, and Biffle jumping again. Long shot of Biffle receiving his gold medal during the medal ceremony, and long shot of Hungary's Odon Foldessy receiving his bronze medal. Medal winners standing for the national anthem, and slightly shaky of scoreboard showing result of competition. Close up Foldessy on podium and Olympic official, and medal winners after anthem.
    Medal winners on the podium during the medal ceremony for the men's 100 metres ? USA's Lindy Remigino winning the gold, Jamaica's Herb McKenley the silver, and Great Britain's Mcdonald Bailey the bronze. Interesting shot of Olympic officials gathered round the photo of the finish of the men's 100 metres final, trying to decide who had won. Close ups of the actual photo of the photo finish.
    Close up race starter firing his starting pistol, and finish of men's 400 metres hurdles final, with USA's Charles Moore taking the gold medal on the near side. Medal ceremony for the men's 400 metres hurdles, with Moore receiving his gold medal, USSR's Yuriy Lituyev his silver medal, and New Zealand's John Holland the bronze. Close up athletes atdning for national anthem, and scoreboard showing the result of the race. Close up medal winners shaking hands, and stepping off the podium.

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:03:18 / 10:06:06

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  1. Unknown user says

    The Men's Long Jump and the Men's 400 Metres hurdles seen here took place on 21 July 1952.

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