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    1952 Helsinki Olympics Games

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    Men's discus final action and close up of Italy's Giuseppe Tosi throwing his discus.
    Men's pole vault action from the decathlon next, and USA's Bob Mathias, who won the gold medal, taking a jump. Very nice long close up of cameramen filming the pole vault action. Nice close ups press cameramen filming the action,and close ups of pressmen and photographers. Spectators in stadium.
    Close up of false start in men's 100 metres heat, then shot of race, involving three runners. Good close up of vertical row of games officials noting down times. Start of men's 110 metres hurdles race involving two runners.
    Close up of USA's Walt Davis, who won the gold medal, making successful jump in the men's high jump competition. Very nice close ups of Davis talking and posing for camera.
    Brief close up male athlete, probably Emil Zatopek, signing autographs. Finish of women's 200 metres final, won by Australia's Marjorie Jackson. Nice close up of Jackson and Netherland's Puck Brouwer, who won the silver medal, embracing after race. Nice smiling close ups of Jackson. Slightly shaky of scoreboard and crowds. Marjorie Jackson receiving her gold medal during medal ceremony, and then close up on podium during national anthem. Close up medal winners, including USSR's Nadezhda Khnik'ina-Dvalishvili who won the bronze, receiving flowers.
    Close up cameraman holding marker slate to camera then smiling. Tower at Olympic stadium in silhouette, then spectators at bottom of tower.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:06:26 / 10:10:15

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