• Short Summary

    1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games, High jump and hurdles action

  • Description

    High jumpers performing jumps in the men's high jump. Close up shot of whole of men's 100 metres final race, focussing on gold medal winner USA's Eddie Tolan. Nice low angle, shot from stand, of same race. Nice interview, with audio, with Eddie Tolan, in which he says 'Lots of fortune, and I happen to be the fortunate one this time'.
    Men's 400 metres hurdles final, showing almost the whole race, with Ireland's Bob Tisdall taking the gold medal, USA's Glenn Hardin the silver, and USA's Morgan Taylor the bronze. Low angle, shot from stands, of end of race. Nice interview with Tisdall, with audio, in which he says 'Having won this race, I have realised one of my life's ambitions. I said before I came here that it would be the last race that I would run because I want to play football, and now I'm not so certain, I may run next year'.
    Low angle, from stands, of women's 100 metres race. Low angle of men's 400 metres heat, with second and third place runners jogging home leisurely.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:14:20 / 10:17:36

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