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    1936 Berlin Olympic Games, Women's relay, swimming, and men's marathon medal decided

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    Slate reading 'Berlin'. Start of women's 4 x 100 metres relay final. Germany leading the race, then great shot of Germany's Ilse Dorffeldt, who drops the baton as she starts the final leg, with Germany leading. USA's Helen Stephens producing blistering run to take the gold medal in an Olympic record time.
    Swimming action next, with action from the women's 100 metres freestyle final. Scoreboard announcing the race, in German, then start of race. Close up spectators watching on, swimmers making the turn. Spectators cheering, then close up of the Netherlands' Rie Mastenbroek touching home for the gold in an Olympic record time. Brief pan of spectators.
    Athletics action next, and the start of the men's marathon. Spectators watching on, then mid shot athletes running out of the stadium. Runners running down street packed with spectators, then close up athletes running. Japan's Kitei Son entering the stadium in the lead, and close up of spectators. Son crosses the line to win gold, then dramatic close up of spectator's arms performing Nazi salute.
    Keywords - Olympic Games, Berlin, Germany, 1936, athletics, women's 4 x 100 metres replay final, Germany, Ilse Dorffeldt, dropped baton, USA, Helen Stephens, swimming, women's 100 metres freestyle final, Rie Mastenbroek, men's marathon, Kitei Son, Nazi salute

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:07:05 / 10:08:41

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