• Short Summary

    1936 Berlin Olympics Games, Owens strikes gold again

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    Action from the men's long jump final, and wide angle of spectators watching on. Germany's Luz Long starting his run up, then tight close up of Adolf Hitler watching on. Close up of Long landed his jump, and voice over says '7.5 metres'. Jesse Owens performing jump, and close up spectator smiling as he lands. Close up of measuring tape, voice over says '7.74 metres'. Long jumping again, voice over saying '7.84 metres' as spectators applaud. Close up Owens preparing to jump, and spectators with audio of chanting 'USA! USA!'. Close up of Owens landing his jump, with voice over saying '7.87 metres!' as spectators watch on excitedly. Close up Long preparing to make his last jump, with spectators looking nervous. Nice low angle slow motion shot of Long making his last jump, and voice over says 'also 7.87 metres ? a new European record!' as spectators applaud and hug each other. Long being congratulated by his coach, and close up Hitler smiling. Close up spectators watching nervously, then Owens preparing to jump, then more nervous spectators. Long close up Owens, crouching and preparing to take his final jump, and of fellow jumper looking on. Low angle slow motion of Owens taking his final jumping with voice over shouting '8.06 metres!', and close up of celebrating spectators. Very nice smiling close up Jesse Owens. Flags being raised during medal ceremony, with USA flag, Japanese flag, and Swastika. Close up of loudspeaker. Brief close up of start of men's 1500 metres final before end of film.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:11:41 / 10:14:20

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