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    Greece: GV Girls walking round reflector. SCU Girl lighting torch from reflector. SCU Girl with torch, lights container. LV Girls in procession. SV Girl emptying contents of container onto pylon. LV Runners enter & lights torch from nylon. Closer V Runner with torch leaves nylon. SV Crew who are carrying lamp into aircraft. CU Safety lamp. LV Lamp being carried towards aircraft. SCU Lamp handed over to Captain of Aircraft.

    Wembley, England: SCU June Foulds, sprinter, bends to position. CU June Foulds, crouches & sprints. LV Foulds towards and past.

    ENGLAND: OLYMPIC TORCH ON WAY, ATHLETES READY FOR GAMES. Henley:- Eights, Fours, Pairs & Singles Scullers make preparation rows for Games. Henley, England Pan Shot Leander Eight, who represent England in Olympics, have practise run. SCU Davidge & Calender, our representatives in Coxless pairs. CU Tony Fox the chosen Olympics sculler.

    ENGLAND: OLYMPIC TORCH ON WAY, ATHLETES READY FOR GAMES. Brighton: - Colonel Llewellyn and team mates please crowd with Olympic Horse Jumping rehearsal. Brighton, England GV Horse show at Brighton. SV Pan Colonel W. White on Nobbler jumping. SCU Alan Oliver on Aherlow jumping. LV Colonel H. Llewellyn taking circuit of jumps on Foxhunter. FV Ditto.

    U.S.A.: OLYMPIC TORCH ON MAY, ATHLETES READY FOR GAMES. Houston, Texas:- Three chosen women divers put in intensive practise before departing for Helsinki. Houston, Texas, U.S.A. Angle V American diver, Juno Stover Irwin diving. CU Paula Myers diving with back to pool. Angle V Pat McCormick in handstand dive. SCU The 3 divers posing.

    Personalities - Sport; Royalty; King Gustav Adolphus VI of Sweden (1882-1973, reigned 1950-1973), United States of America; Rowing; Ceremonies - Sport; Finland; Great Britain

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