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  • Short Summary

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

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    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. Cardiff Arms Park, Wales.

    Shots of athletes running men's 100 yards. Shots of men's 6 miles race. Shots of medal presentation ceremony.

    Spacing. Women's 80 yds hurdles. LV of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh walking across track. Various shots of men's race - distance unclear. Medal presentation ceremony - Prince Philip presents medals.

    Shots of crowds on the rainy final day. Shots of Pole Vault. Shots of women's hurdles. CU of winning athlete. Medal presentation. More pole vaulting. More shots of Prince Philip. Athletes compete in race.

    Presentation to women's teams, possibly relay team. CU of athletes. Various shots of crowds in wet weather clothing. Fly past of RAF (Royal Air Force) jet fighters. Flag bearers of countries and athletes.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:30:00 / 01:20:08:00
    58/60 (Selected Originals)

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