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    Material relating to newsreel story GOLD FOR BRITAIN - 62/98.

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    Selected Originals (offcuts, out-takes, selected scenes, rushes) for newsreel story GOLD FOR BRITAIN - 62/98.

    Extra footage to newsreel story.

    Various shots of marathon runners on country roads around Perth. M/S of stopwatch in man's hand. Several shots of the crowd in the stadium in sun and rain. Flowerpot hats definitely in vogue this year. Games Judges on their stand near the finishing line.

    England relay team members are interviewed by television reporter (Gordon Pirie?). A woman (England's Betty Moore?) running in a relay race comes tearing along and falls over before she manages to pass the baton to her team mate.

    Prince Philip sits on dais. Competitors parade about the stadium with flags on the last day of the Commonwealth Games. Women's Relay teams are awarded medals. Women's hurdle race.

    Aerial views of the Beatty Park Pool. Various shots of swimming and diving events showing Murray Rose (Australia), Anita Lonsborough (England), Dinsley and Meissner (both Canadian), Phelps (England), Kitcher (England), Creed (Australia), Davidson (Australia), S Knight (Australia), Ferris (England), LM Grant-Stuart (Rhodesia), L Oatley (Australia), M Austen (England).


    Note: this sel orig 'L' seems to be an amalgamation of sel origs C, G and B, but are too chopped about to split up into separate records. See shot list on file for further information.

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    01:14:52:00 / 01:27:08:00
    62/98 L (Selected Originals)

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