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  • Short Summary

    Shots of athletics events at 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.

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    OLYMPIC GAMES 1968.

    Mexico City.

    Various high angled shots of sports stadium. LS Pan with Russian / Soviet athlete J. Lusis, throwing javelin to new Olympic record. MS Slow motion of hammer thrower in action. MS Hungarian athlete Zsivotzky stepping up for hammer throw medal. MS pan in slow and normal motion of the men's 100 metres hurdles final in which Davenport of USA wins gold (Hall of USA is second and Ottoz of Italy is third). MS medal ceremony. MS starter firing gun. MS pan with women's 400 metres final in which Lilian Board is beaten in the home stretch by French girl, C. Besson, with Petsjenkina in third. Poor LS medal ceremony. MS part of men's 200 metres final.

    October 1968.

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    Film ID:
    3264.18
    Media URN:
    90819
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:46:00 / 01:51:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 4394 B

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