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  • Short Summary

    1964 Tokyo Olympics, Gold medals won in the pool

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    Aerial views, from helicopter, of Tokyo's Yoyogi National Gymnasium, where the Olympic swimming and diving events took place, and the basketball arena. Aerial view of the Nippon Budokan, where the judo took place, and aerials of other Olympic venues. Mid shot of flags flying outside athletes' village, and various shots of athletes cycling around and relaxing. Close up Italian athlete towering over local lady, and shots of athletes relaxing by playing cards and football. Shots of sprinters training, and men watching on. Close up Korean athletes on bikes watching sprinters train, and flags flying.
    Women's swimming action, and Australia's Dawn Fraser preparing for start of women's 100 metres freestyle swimming final, as spectators watch on. Tracking shot of whole race, with Fraser winning the gold medal, USA's Sharon Stouder the silver, and USA's Kathy Ellis the bronze. Close up of various animated spectators, and mid shot medal winners standing for the national anthem during medal ceremony.

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:00:00 / 10:03:44

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