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  • Short Summary

    Various events and ceremonies from the 1908 Olympic Games in London.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Olympic Games in London, 1908.

    Shots of the Royal box at the stadium.

    Shots of athletics events including pole vaulting, gymnastics, high jump, tug of war, vaulting the high horse, throwing the discus, water polo, swimming, women's archery, running the marathon. The race is famous for the apparent victory by Dorando Pietri who was disqualified after receiving help when he collapsed during the race. He received a gold cup in recognition of his efforts.

    Prizes are given by Princess Mary.

    The parade of athletes past royal box.

    Line up of prize winners.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1824.12
    Media URN:
    60737
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:09:00 / 01:57:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 1 H (K)

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