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    WEMBLEY, ENGLAND: GV Stadium. SV Flags flying over stadium. GV Crowd in Stadium. CU Two Athletes shake hands. SCU Athletes limbering up. SV Athlete doing P.T. CU legs waving in air. SV Athlete doing splits. LV Bruce of Australia jumps (No. 404) LV Douglas, U.S. (No. 448). SCU Douglas, U.S. (No. 448). SV to CU Steels, U.S. (No. 449) winner, with injured foot. LV Pan Baume, Austria No. 791 winning throw. SCU Winner watches Javelin Land. GTV Start 50, 000 metre walk. SV Pan walkers. LV walkers out of Stadium under Olympic Flame. SV Ditto. GV Walkers towards down "Olympic Way" - Stadium in BG. SCU Pan Back V. Walkers on "Olympic Way". SCU Travel (No. 388, Whitlock, GT. Brit. looking at watch) No. 387 Whitlock, GT, Brit. onlooking. CU No.386. T.L. Johnson, GT.Brit. looking very grim. CU No.398, J.A. Ljunggren, Sweden, winner. Travel shot crowd along roadside.

    SV Pan No. 392, Prette, Italy, taking sponge? throwing water overhead. SV Pan No. 396. J.A. Ljunggren, Sweden having swig and spits out. SCU No. 390, Italy having water thrown face . V Bertoline, Italy having water thrown face. GTV Start and Pan 400 M's Hurdles GV Pan men over hurdles. SV Crowd. TV Hurdles over last jump and No. 339 Cochran, U.S.A wins. SV Result board. SV Pan start and finish race - winner Dillard, U.S.A. CU Types in crowd applaud. SV No. 70, Ewell, U.S.A. who thinks he has won, jumping up and down and running backwards forwards up course. SV Result board with time and positions winning runners. SV No. 583 Nemith, Hungary, winning throw. SV Hammer Falls. SCU Nemith, winner, watching hammer fall. GV No. 398, down Olympic way. TV No. 398, down Olympic way. TV No. 398, entering stadium. SCU Pan No. 398, doing lap round stadium. SCU Man takes snap photo. SCU Pan No. 398 breaking tape and congrat. by compatriots.

    GTV Godel, Switzerland, enters stadium. SCU Pan Godel gives up at wrong place and is told go on (rooting sound to be dubbed here). SV Swiss supports rooting for Godel. SV Godel coming towards and past winning post. SCU Godel waving crowd. TV Crowd applaud. LV Crowd at Empire pool. CU Prince Bernhard of Holland pan to Shah of Persia. LV Start 100 metres women's free style. TV Women racing. LV Pan race. Three quick CUs. types watching race. STV Swimmers turn at end of bath. TV Race. SV Pan Finish. CU Woman clapping. SV No. 3, M.L. Vaessen, Holland shakes hands winner. SV Girls on stand with medals and No. 2. GV Crowd inside Stadium, rain beginning fall, some people leave. SV People seated taking cover under blanket. CU Type wearing hat, girl takes away from him. SV Pan Whitfield, No. 136. taking lead. Shot towards Whitfield leading. SV Pan people with papers over head because of rain.

    SBV rounding bend towards finishing straight - Whitfield in lead and finish of race. CU No. 136, Whitfield, U.S.A. walking towards camera. SV Discus throwers waiting turn, in rain under blankets. SV No. 547, Fransson Sweden, throws. CU Thrower, Tosy, Italy, swings discus. SCU Ditto, throws discus. STV No. 532, Consolino, Italy, throws, pan discus in flight etc. SCU (Left to right) TOSY, ITALY, No. 2 CONSOLINO, No. 1; E.F. Gordien, No. 3, U.S.A. LV Start and Pan 100 Ms. dash won by F.E. Blankers-Koen, Holland and D.G. Manley (2nd) GT. Brit. SV Miss Blankers. CU D.G. Manley, GT. Brit. STV People seated in rain. SV Pan Pole Vaulter No. 472, Kataja, Finland, failing to jump: knocks down bar. SV Pan No. 489, Richards, U.S.A. fails to clear and knocks down bar. SV Pan No. 490, O.G. Smith, U.S.A. winner, vaults 14' 1 1/4".

    STV No. 490, clearing 14'1/4". CU O.G Smith, wins. Shot towards runners on way, showing rain and wet, muddy track. CU Runners' legs over wet track. CU Belgian girls in crowd cheer. STV Pan No. 175. Reiff of Belgium, overtakes Zatopek. SV Belgian girls wave cheer. STV Round bend into straight - crowd get up. Pan Zatopek trying catch up at finish of race. FV Finish pan round Rieff being mobbed. SV Belgian girls run on to track. SCU Belgian girl rushes round and congratulates Rieff. CU Rieff.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA96QOX334COPOFUR8FDUR204NO
    Media URN:
    VLVA96QOX334COPOFUR8FDUR204NO
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:42:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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