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    Helsinki, Finland: GV Swimming pool, Helsinki. SV Duke of Edinburgh, Duke of Kent, Prince Bernhard & 2 daughters, Princess Beatrix & Irene watching. Pan shot Start of women's 100-metres back stroke final. Closer V Pan Swimmers. Big GV Swimmers coming towards. SCU Types watching. SV Swimmers turning. CU Father of winner, Mr. Harrison, watching. SV Swimmers racing towards. BV J. Harrison, S. Africa, wins. LV J. Harrison on winner's rostrum. SCU Harrison. SV Pan Start of 200-metres breast stroke men's final. STV Pan Swimmers. CU Ditto. SCU Prince Bernhard & Princesses Beatrix & Irene watching. STV Swimmers racing towards near finish. CU Ditto. SBV J. Davis, Australia, wins. Angle V Winner's flag at mast. SV Winner's, Davis on rostrum.

    GV Horse jumping contest. BV No.45, D.N. Stewart G.B. taking series of jumps without fault. SV Crowd. Pan shot No.44, H.W. White, G.B. jumping several hurdles without fault. Another V White clearing other obstacles. SV Crowd applaud. Pan Shot No.43, H.M. Llewellyn, G.B. taking series of jumps on Foxhunter without fault. Slow motion shot Llewellyn taking other obstacles. Slow motion Llewellyn over No.13, jump, which him clear round and G.B. wins. LV Board with Union Jack flying at mast & winners G.B. 40.75 points. Pan shot Crowded stadium. TV Procession of flags onto arena, for closing ceremony. Closer V Ditto. SV Flame burning. Big GV Arena. SV Board with flags flying. SV Flame dying out. Big TV Flag being hauled down from mast. CU Olympic flag being removed from mast. TV Flag being carried around arena. LV Stadium with wording on board 'CITIUS, ALTIUS, FORTIUS"

    Personalities - Sport; Finland; Ceremonies - Miscellaneous; Henry Morton Llewellyn (b. 1911)

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    Film ID:
    VLVAZ16AU3ZPFQE7PPFDJJ2TKE6F
    Media URN:
    VLVAZ16AU3ZPFQE7PPFDJJ2TKE6F
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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