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  • Short Summary

    1964 Tokyo Olympics, Athletics and rowing action in colour

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    Rowing action and wide of Toda rowing course, then zoom in to Denmark leading the men's coxless fours final. Close up of Denmark boat crossing the line to take the gold medal, with Great Britain the silver and USA the bronze. Denmark boat after race, and scoreboard showing the result. Pan from close up of Denmark team in boat by bank to flags of medal winners being raised. Wide of flags raised, and Denmark team still in boat by river bank. Nice close up Olympic official filming with film camera. Spectators, then zoom in to Olympic flame burning at rowing event.
    Zoom in from wide to show rowing scoreboard with the line up for the men's coxed fours final. Close up of journalists in press area, then long mid shot of same. Start of men's coxed fours final. Germany team pulling away from Italy, and crossing the line to win the gold medal, with Italy the silver, and Netherlands, unseen, the bronze. Press and spectators watching, then Germany team receiving their gold medals, and pan to flags flying. Scoreboard showing result of race.
    Great Britain team rowing in the men's coxless pairs final, then crossing the line in fourth place. Flags flying above finish line, and long close ups of members of the press watching the action.

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    10:04:14 / 10:08:13

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