• Short Summary

    1936 Berlin Olympic Games, A film about Berlin's preparations for the games

  • Description

    Close up Olympic flag flying, and posed shots of various male and female athletes performing different sports. Various shots of real sporting action, including track cycling and wrestling. Close up of bell being rung, and various shots of a model throwing a discus, throwing a shot put, and performing gymnastics. More shots of real sporting action, including high jump, long jump, pole vault, and running. More shots of staged sporting action, including javelin, and various shots of fencing. Close up of shooting pistol firing shot at target, and various staged shots of rowers rowing, with their cox shouting into a loudhailer. Various shots of sailing boats racing on the water. Close up of glider with 'Olympiade 1936 Berlin' logo on side taking off, and flying out to sea. Wide shot of glider in air, and close up of male high diver diving into pool, and smiling to camera as he climbs out. Close ups of swimmers swimming in race, and low angle and close up of high diver diving into pool. Graphic reading '1936' with bell ringing, then reading 'Germany', and the Olympic rings. Close up of Olympic flag flying, fade to black.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:05:53 / 10:09:32

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