• Short Summary

    JAPAN IS SPENDING A TOTAL OF NINETY MILLION-POUND STERLING TO ENSURE A TRULY SUCCESSFUL AND MEMORABLE EIGHTEENTH OLYMPIC GAMES TO BE HELD IN TOKYO FROM OCTOBER 10 TO 24 THIS YEAR.

  • Description

    1.
    MS CROWD AT EXPOSITION (TWO SHOTS)
    5 1/2 ft

    2.
    CU SIGN
    7 ft

    3.
    MS STATUE (PAN) FLAGS OF PARTICIPATING NATIONS
    11 1/2 ft

    4.
    MS FLAGS (THREE SHOTS)
    19 ft

    5.
    CU TORCH
    22 1/2 ft

    6.
    CU MAN LOOKING AT EXHIBITS
    24 1/2 ft

    7.
    CU TROPHIES AND GOLD MEDALS WON BY A JAPANESE ATHLETE IN 1936 AT LOS ANGELES (TWO SHOTS)
    28 ft

    8.
    MS (PAN) VARIOUS CLOCKS TO BE USED IN OLYMPICS (FOUR SHOTS)
    42 ft

    9.
    MS (PAN) GENERAL STADIUM
    47 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/YA/AB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: JAPAN IS SPENDING A TOTAL OF NINETY MILLION-POUND STERLING TO ENSURE A TRULY SUCCESSFUL AND MEMORABLE EIGHTEENTH OLYMPIC GAMES TO BE HELD IN TOKYO FROM OCTOBER 10 TO 24 THIS YEAR.

    RECENTLY, THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE HEAD AN OLYMPIC GAMES PICTORIAL EXPOSITION IN A LEADING DEPARTMENT STORE. ALSO ON DISPLAY WERE VARIOUS TIME CLOCKS TO BE USED IN THE GAMES. THE EXPOSITION ATTRACTED HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE.

    TOKYO IN OCTOBER WILL WELCOME EIGHT THOUSAND ATHLETES FROM ONE HUNDRED AND THREE NATIONS, CONTESTING A RECORD NUMBER OF TWENTY OLYMPIC SPORTS.

    AN ESTIMATED THIRTY THOUSAND VISITORS FROM ABROAD PLUS TWO THOUSAND OVERSEAS CORRESPONDENTS, PHOTOGRAPHERS, RADIO AND TELEVISION REPORTERS ARE EXPECTED IN THE CAPITAL.

    FOUR YEARS HAVE PASSED SINCE TOKYO WAS OFFICIALLY CHOSEN AS THE SITE OF THE EIGHTEENTH OLYMPICS, AND PREPARATIONS ARE NOW ENTERING THE FINAL STAGE. CONSTRUCTION OF GAMES ESTABLISHMENTS, ROADS AND HOTELS IS PROGRESSING AT FULL SPEED. CONSTRUCTION WORK ON ALL THE GAMES SITES EXPECTED TO BE COMPLIED BY AUGUST.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACU8ZSYPDOLWIETJILWMTKMBCC
    Media URN:
    VLVACU8ZSYPDOLWIETJILWMTKMBCC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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