• Short Summary

    A look back at events in the Olympic Games. Mexico City, Mexico.

  • Description

    No title - Olympic Games. Mexico City, Mexico.

    L/S of the Olympic Stadium. C/U man in crowd. L/S pan as Klaus Schiprowski, West German, clears bar to get silver medal. Slow motion M/S pan the American Bob Seagren clearing bar to get gold. Slow motion M/S the Russian Sanejev running for triple jump gold. M/S pan slow motion Russian Lusis running to throw javelin. He throws and looks hopefully on, M/S as the javelin lands. He gets given gold.

    Various shots of the 200 Metres Men's Final. T. Smith, USA, breaks tape for new world and Olympic record followed by P. Norman. M/S indicator board "19.8". Back M/S and C/U of the two Americans on rostrum giving Black Power salute. M/S as Zsivotsky makes new Olympic record hammer throw 73.76 cm. L/S pan as hammer goes through air. M/S pan the 5,000 Metres in progress with Sviridov in lead, Clark lying fourth. M/S crowd cheering. M/S pan Gammoudi of Tunisia in lead followed by Keino and Temu. L/S as Gammoudi breaks tape. Head on shot of Bob Beamon making his winning long jump of 29 ft. 2 1/2 ins. C/U the Russian weightlifter Zjabotinski lifting 572.5 kgs. M/S as he pushes the bar up and lowers it to the ground. M/S as he puts his hands in the air in triumph.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2075.11
    Media URN:
    56950
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:53:00 / 01:24:42:00
    Canister:
    68/86

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