• Short Summary

    1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, Final medals decided before closing ceremony

  • Description

    Wide angles of men's ski jump competition. Lovely long slow motion of bronze medal winner Lars Grini of Norway jumping through the air, then skiing to a halt. Slow motion of Japan's Takashi Fujisawa jumping through the air, before nearly falling on landing. Large crowd watching from hillside. Slow motion of Czechoslovakia's Jiri Raska producing his silver medal winning jump, then skiing to a halt. Nice tight close up Raska smiling and waving. Slow motion of USSR's Vladimir Belousov producing his gold medal jump, then skiing to halt. Belousov being congratulated by team mates, then lovely shot of him being thrown in the air in celebration.
    Wide angle of closing ceremony, and Olympic flame burning. Wide then close up of Olympic flag being lowered. Olympic flag being folded by soldiers, then athletes looking on as Olympic flame dies out. Wide of closing ceremony, then nice close up of girls in French national dress giving a gift of roses to women in national dress of Japan, the hosts of the next games. Wide shot of closing ceremony.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    10:11:30 / 10:14:21

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