• Short Summary

    Good shots of the building of the Olympic Village for the 1932 Los Angeles Games.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Los Angeles. Real 'Hustling'. You can almost see 'Olympic' Village - to house Athletes of 50 nations - springing into being."

    Los Angeles, California, United States of America.

    "Atop the Baldwin hills, over looking South West Los Angeles" men are working to build the Olympic village. They are putting up prefabricated bungalows. This is, according to the voiceover - the first 'Olympic Village' of its kind in the history of the games.

    Lots of good shots of the construction of a prefab building - men lifting parts into place and then finishing off by painting the roof.

    A small group of athlete are seen looking around.

    Aerial views of the village high in the hills.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    673.31
    Media URN:
    4964
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:01:00 / 01:41:52:00
    Canister:
    32/38

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