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  • Short Summary

    1968 Winter Olympic Games in Grenoble, France, Women's figure skating action

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    Mid shot of 11 year old Romanian skater Beatrice Hustiu performing elegant spins in the women's singles figure skating competition. Nice wide pan of Hustiu skating away from the camera. Various long shots of German Gabriele Seyfert's performance which won her the silver medal. Close up spectators, possibly her family, in the crowd. Various long shots of Peggy Fleming of the USA's performance which won her the gold medal, including a very fast spin at the end of her routine. Mid shot crowd applauding. Nice shot of the row of judges. Lower angle of Gabriele Seyfert's performance, including curtsies to the crowd. High angle of medal ceremony, in which Czechoslovakia's Hana Maskova receives the bronze medal. Pan from flags being raised for medal ceremony. Lovely shot of Fleming, Seyfert and Maskova as they turn on the podium and wave to the spectators.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:01:22 / 10:05:19

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