• Short Summary

    1948 London Olympic Games, Wembley Stadium under construction for the games

  • Description

    Various shots of construction work taking place on Wembley stadium's track, getting it ready tof the 1948 Olympic games. Sand is emptied from a truck, and workmen level it out. Workmen climb into deep ditches in the grass, and line them with corrugated metal. High angles of construction work going on. Builders working on scaffolding high above the stadium, probably erecting the scorebard. Nice shot of board being moved back to reveal wide shot of stadium.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    201206.163
    Media URN:
    101162
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    No Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:00:00 / 10:04:20
    Canister:

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