• Short Summary

    1964 Tokyo Olympics, German news story about preparations for the Tokyo games

  • Description

    German graphic reading 'Die grobe reportage'. Close up of luggage tags reading 'Tokyo 1964'. Pan from luggage trolley on airport runway to aeroplane with 'Lufthansa' logo. German reporter climbing aeroplane steps with camera, almost falls. Close up bags being loaded, door closed, and aeroplane taxiing. Nice low angle of aeroplane flying over camera. Tokyo GVs, including trains driving above the road, and nice shot of the new bullet train, which was introduced just before the Olympic games. Driving shots of motorways, roads, and train tracks above the roads. Aeroplane door opening, and aeroplane being unloaded. Various Olympic horses unloaded from plane. Nice low angles of Tokyo streets, showing pedestrians, traffic, and buildings. Pan of building, possibly the German athletes' village, then close ups of photographer, and athletes training, and cycling leisurely. Close up football team practising by playing head tennis over a bench, and local ladies on a beach running from the waves. Harbour where the sailing events will start, and various close ups of boats being prepared. Close up boat being lowered into water, as woman watches on. Soldiers marching with flags at the opening ceremony, and teams preparing to march. Close up Germany team marching, and Germany Olympic flag being raised as officials look on. Wide shot of lots of country's flags flying, and close up of Olympic flag.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:00:00 / 10:02:46

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