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    Material relating to newsreel story "Olympic Swimming" - 52/63.

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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Olympic Swimming" - 52/63.

    Mute versions of Newsreel Stories - first shot not superimposed

    Katalin Szoke of Hungary wins Olympic Womens' 100 m Free Style Swimming.

    Helsinki, Finland,

    GV. Olympic Swimming Pool, Helsinki SV. Competitors lined up awaiting start. CU. Starters pistol. SV. Start of race. Pan to back view. SV. Swimmers racing nearly level. GV. Swimmers reaching end of lanes and turning, still racing pretty well together. CU. Prince Bernhard of Holland lifts field glasses and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh follows suit. GV. Swimmers racing towards finish. SV. Katalin Szoke of Hungary, lane 2, nearest camera this scene, forging slightly ahead. She just beats Johanna Termeulen of Holland in lane 3. Other contestants extremely close behind. CU. Winner, Katalin Szoke of Hungary.

    Furuhashi of Japan wins heat 2 of Mens Olympic 400 m Free Style.

    Helsinki, Finland.

    GV. Olympic swimming pool Helsinki. SV. Crowd. (2 shots). CU. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. LV. Start of race. Japanese swimmer C. K. Neo in lane 4. Pan to side view, swimmers nearly in line. A/S Judges. SV. Swimmers on way back for first time, Neo nearest swimmer but one in this picture, they turn, Neo in last three. SV. Indians in crowd. SC. Neo fighting for second place, but fails, he finishes. SV. Crowd. CU. Neo.

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    Selected originals
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    01:40:37:00 / 01:42:41:00
    52/63 B (Selected Originals)

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