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  • Short Summary

    Running events and award ceremony from 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Olympics 1968, Mexico City, Mexico.

    Various shots of black runner running up side of track, several race officials run up to him and confront him, he waves them away and continues to run, waving at cheering spectators.

    LS of black athlete being awarded gold medal - this could be marathon runner Wolde of Ethiopia? Panning shot two athletes doing lap of honour around track - could be Ethiopians Jipcho and Keino who won the 1500 metres race.

    Note: no paperwork exists for this particular canister number item is same / similar to shots in missing item, UN 4393 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3264.04
    Media URN:
    90807
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:07:00 / 01:05:11:00
    Canister:
    UN 4393 F

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