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    1952 Helsinki Olympic Games, Action from the track and field

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    Cameraman's slate reading '200m'. High angle of whole of men's 200 metres final, and long close up of scoreboard showing the result of the race, with USA flags being raised for the medal ceremony. Slate reading 'javelin'. Wide angle shots of various male javelin throwers throwing, following the flight of the javelin. Thrower throwing his javelin, then Finland's Toivo Hyytiainen, who won the bronze medal, throwing his. USA's Cy Young, who won the gold medal, throwing his javelin, and close ups of various athletes doing same. Cy Young (number 1029) throwing his javelin, and nice close up of USA's Bill P. Miller (number 1028), who won the bronze medal, taking his throw. Low angle tracking shot of the whole of the men's 200 metres final.

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:15:01 / 10:18:32

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  1. Unknown user says

    "Wyand" on the slate at the opening of this clip signifies that the cameraman is Paul Wyand.

    The Men's 200 metres final seen here took place on 23 July 1952. The winner is Andy Stanfield of the USA.

    The Men's Javelin featured in the clip took place on 24 July 1952.

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