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  • Short Summary

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

  • Description

    Shots of construction work, including track digging, and work high up in the roof, as well as several shots of the Olympic flame vestibule. Wood for the stands is piled up, and a tractor rakes the soil where the track will be. Various shots of workers at work, hammering, and driving a steamroller. Wide shots of the stadium under construction.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    201206.164
    Media URN:
    101163
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:04:20 / 10:08:23
    Canister:

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