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  • Short Summary

    1964 Tokyo Olympics, Athletics and rowing action in colour

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    Athletes sheltering from rain in athletes' area of the National Stadium, then stadium interior with flags. Shaky wide shots of two male javelin thrower throwing javelins. Close up spectators in the rain, listening to the radio, and eating sushi. Men's 400 metres hurdles final, with runners running past camera. High angle, from stand, of start of men's 400 metres final. High angle, from stand, of finish of race. Close up spectators watching in rain, then men's 400 metres hurdles race. Close up athletes preparing for ladies' long jump, then nice tracking shot of Great Britain's Mary Rand, who won the gold, performing long jump. USSR's Tatyana Shchelkanova, who won the silver medal, performing two long jumps. Tracking shot of athlete, probably Germany's Ingrid Becker-Mickler, performing long jump, then same of Mary Rand. Athlete aborting one attempt, then performing long jump.
    High angle, from stand, of men's 10,000 metres final, then various of leading runners. Finish of race, with USA's Billy Mills winning the gold medal, crossing the line with his arms in the air. Spectators cheering, then brief of Mills waving to crowd.

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    10:00:00 / 10:04:14

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