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  • Short Summary

    Young athletes with Olympic potential, compete at Columbus, Ohio. May include footage of Jesses Owens.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Olympic possibles - Finding new track talent at Columbus, Ohio".

    United States of America, USA.

    Panning L/S of men's hurdle race. Panning L/S of men's sprinting race (1500 metres?). One black athlete wins by a great distance. L/S of crowds in grand stand applauding. Panning M/S of men's long distance running race. Panning M/S of two runners making way around track.

    Note: black athlete with prestigious talent could be Jesse Owens, famous for winning four gold medals at 1936 Berlin Olympics in Nazi Germany. Owens was at Ohio State University in mid-1930s. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    879.11
    Media URN:
    12915
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1936
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:16:00 / 01:19:52:00
    Canister:
    36/47

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