• Short Summary

    The flags of 35 nations competing in the 1972 Winter Olympics have been raised at the Makomanai Speed Skating Rink in Sapporo.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Stadium ZOOM IN TO Olympic flame plinth
    0.13

    2.
    SV Canadian flag being carried through the snow
    0.16

    3.
    SV's Flags being carried (5 shots)
    0.34

    4.
    LV ZOOM IN USA flag being carried
    0.44

    5.
    SV More flags being borne (2 shots)
    0.51

    6.
    LV ZOOM IN Japanese host flag carried in and signboard announcing arrival (2 shots)
    1.01

    7.
    GV Flags lined up ZOOM IN TO Japanese flag
    1.09

    8.
    GV Sign-board announcing congratulations
    1.11



    Initials BB/1800 DME/PW/BB/1830



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The flags of 35 nations competing in the 1972 Winter Olympics have been raised at the Makomanai Speed Skating Rink in Sapporo.

    But the flag-raising was only a rehearsal for the official ceremony due to be held on February the 3rd.

    About eight hundred people took part in the rehearsal on Tuesday (25 Jan.) -- despite continuous snowfall, and six degrees of frost.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7UL76DUI5XR6J46F7707OLW7
    Media URN:
    VLVA7UL76DUI5XR6J46F7707OLW7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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