• Short Summary

    1936 Berlin Olympic Games, Shot put and high jump action

  • Description

    German graphic introducing action from the men's shot put final. Close up USA's Jack Torrance throwing the shot put, and Germany's Gerhard Stock, who won the bronze medal, doing the same. Finland's Sulo Barlund, who won the silver medal, throwing, and Germany's Hans Woellke, who won the gold medal, being congratulated by fellow throwers.
    German graphic. Female high jumper successfully clearing bar, then Great Britain's Dorothy Odam, who won the silver medal, failing to clear bar. Mid shot Hungary's Ibolya Csak, who won the gold medal, clearing the bar, running off with a big smile, and lying on the ground. Brief shot of photographers taking photos, and Cask being congratulated on ground by fellow jumper. Csak clearing bar again, and waving her arms in celebration, and close up of her waving to crowd.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:05:10 / 10:06:57

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The men's shot-put competition seen here took place on 2 August 1936.

    The women's high jump competition took place on 9 August 1936.

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