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  • Short Summary

    Olympic torch starts its long journey from Greece to Mexico.

  • Description

    Greece.

    Various shots of the ancient ceremony at Mount Olympus in Greece where the athlete lights the Olympic torch to start its journey to Mexico City. Men and women in Ancient Greek costumes perform the ceremony. Various shots of the torch being carried by athletes and dignitaries along the roads to Athens where it arrives at night for the next stage of its journey to Mexico.

    (F/G)

    Date found in the old record - 16/09/1968.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3003.06
    Media URN:
    85906
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:50:00 / 01:19:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 4385 B

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