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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Empire Games" - 58/60.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Empire Games" 58/60.

    Mute material for part of newsreel story - some extra shots.

    Empire and Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony from Cardiff Arms Park, Wales.

    Doves released. Runner arrives with torch to open games. Athletes carrying nations flags. MS of race official firing starting gun. Various shots of athletes, crowds and judges. Shots of high jump event. Shots of competitors. Shots of 6 mile race. Shots of Dave Power collapsing exhausted at the end of the Marathon.

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    Film ID:
    1541.01
    Media URN:
    49574
    Group:
    Selected originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:03:42:00
    Canister:
    58/60 (Selected Originals)

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