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  • Short Summary

    1952 Helsinki Olympic Games, Various athletics action

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    Cameraman's slate reading 'Olympic shot final ? roll 1'. Close up of USA's Darrow Hooper, who won the silver medal, taking his throw in the shot put. Athlete, possibly Poland's Tadeusz Krzyzanowski, taking his throw. Close up USA's Parry O'Brien, who won the gold medal, after taking his throw, and tight close up USA's Jim Fuchs, who won the bronze, preparing to take his. Various athletes taking their throws, and long shot of Parry O'Brien taking his throw. Fuchs throwing foul throw, and sitting on bench with arm in jug of cold water. Athlete fixing his hair, and wide angle of Darrow Hooper taking his throw, with close up of scoreboard showing distance of 17.08m. Cameraman's slate reading 'Olympic shot final ? roll 2', then 'Olympic long jump ? roll 2'. Wide, mid shot and pull focus on men's shot put final medal ceremony. Zoom from shot of USA flags being raised during medal ceremony, to scoreboard showing result of competition. Hooper, Fuchs and O'Brien receiving flowers, and posing for photos with flower girl.

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:00:00 / 10:03:18

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