• Short Summary

    Athletic events at the Olympic Games. Mexico.

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    No title - The Olympic Games in Mexico.

    M/S spectator yawning. M/S start of the 20 kilometres walking race. Camera pans as they walk along. C/U two spectators. M/S of the walkers powering along. C/U Mexican spectator. L/S as the walkers leave the stadium. Head on slow motion shot of the winner of the Long Jump, Viscopoleanou of Romania. Slow motion L/S Sheila Sherwood of Britain in the Long Jump.

    M/S male athletes ready to start the 100 Metres Dash. They get ready and race away. The camera pans as they dash down track, in the lead is Jim Hines, USA. He crosses the line followed by Miller and Greene. M/S spectators clapping. Slow motion replay of the 100 Metres Dash following Hines as he crosses the line. L/S crowd watching. Various shots of the 400 Metres Hurdles Final. M/S pan John Sherwood in the lead, with David Hemery following, various shots as he catches up and passes Sherwood to take the lead. Various shots of the race as they round bend and down straight with Hemery in the lead. He breaks tape to win. C/U excited fan. M/S Hemery after race. C/U time clock showing 48.1. M/S Hemery receiving the gold medal on podium.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:00:00 / 01:16:53:00

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