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    Wembley, England: GVT Wembley Stadium. LV Pan No. 512 throwing Javelin (Biles of U.S.A. - 6th). SV Lord Burghley at table pan to judge. SV No. 506 (Machlum, Norway, 5th) throwing Javelin. CU Miserable athlete onlooking. SV No. 504 (Seymour, U.S.A. 2nd) throwing Javelin. SV Other Athletes watching flight of Javelin. Pan Javelin in flight and dropping. SV No. 498 (Vesterimen, Finland 4th) throwing javelin. CU Stern Athlete onlooking. SV No. 496 (Rautavaara, Finland 1st) throwing javelin. Pan Javelin in flight and dropping into position, showing winning throw. SV Winner Rautavaara. watching. LV Crowd in stadium. SV Queen and King arrived in stand.



    CU No. 793 (3rd) Schaefer, Austria, preparing throw shot.



    LV Ditto throws shot which lands in front camera. CU Pan up legs to No. 806, Komarkova, Czech, 5th, throws shot. LV No. 805 (left-handed girl) throws shot which falls in front of camera. CU Pan Up legs to No. 776, preparing throw shot (Veste, France 4th). SV No. 776 as above, putting shot. SV King, Queen onlooking from stands. CU No. 748, Ostermeyer, France 1st preparing throw. SV No. 748, putting shot pan showing shot falling. CU Ostermeyer being congratulated by other competitors. SV Philip Mountbatten onlooking from stands. TV Start and finish of 80 metres women's hurdles final. STV Showing finish and English girl runs out and is caught by trainer (?) Won by Blankers-Koen, Holland, Gardner, Gt. Brit. Strickland, Australia is third. SV Crowd. Slow motion repeat shot on finish of 80 metres women's hurdles. CU Blankers-Koen and Gardner shake hands. Shot result Board.



    Torquay, England: Shot girl on bow of boat in bathing costume at Torquay. GV Yachts in Torbay (British K. 65 rounding starting buoy) CU Travel shot yacht. SV Swedish boat S.61 and American boat U.S. 83 rounding buoy. SV Pan British Boat rounding buoy. SV Pan Danish boat rounding buoy. GV Boats with spinakers out. SV Ditto. SCU British Boat K.65. GV British boat rounding buoy with spinaker in water. GV Boats in Torbay.



    WEMBLEY, ENGLAND: GV Men lined up start 400 mts. Start. GV Runners round bend to straight. Shot Crowd following. GV Pan Wint of Jamaica overtaking McKenley of Jamaica. SV Pan Finish - Wint 1, McKenley 2, Whitfield, U.S. 3. SCU Wint after race. Shot result board. SV Wint, McKenley, Whitfield, on victory ceremony platform. CU Wint.



    Torquay, England: Shot girl on bow of boat in bathing costume at Torquay. GV Yachts in Torbay (British K. 65 rounding starting buoy) CU Travel shot yacht. SV Swedish boat S. 61 and American boat U.S. 83 rounding buoy. SV Pan British Boat rounding buoy. SV Danish Boat rounding buoy. GV Boats with spinnakers out. SV Ditto. SCU British Boat K. 65. GV British boat rounding buoy with spinnaker in water. GV Boats in Torbay.



    Personalities - Sport; Women




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    GAUMONT

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7W3PLZ8QNTV6WEKEUX1JILA7P
    Media URN:
    VLVA7W3PLZ8QNTV6WEKEUX1JILA7P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:43:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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