• Short Summary

    Footage of the medal winning stars arriving back in Britain.

  • Description

    Olympic stars back home, London Airport and Henley.

    M/S B.O.A.C. (British Overseas Airways Company) sign on Boeing 707. Pan to stairs being moved up against the aircraft. L/S Photographers. M/S Members of the team coming down steps from aircraft. M/S Members of the team. M/S Paul Nihill being greeted by his wife. M/S Ann Packer and Robbie Brightwell coming down steps from aircraft. M/S Photographers. C/U Robbie Brightwell and Ann Packer. Pan to Lynn Davies. M/S Crowd. M/S interior Adrian Metcalfe. being greeted by Sir Joseph Simpson and other officials. C/U Metcalfe shaking hands with Sir Joseph. Metcalfe then dons his bowler.

    M/S Metcalfe bowing to onlookers. M/S Men Matthews being greeted. C/U Sir Joseph and Matthews. M/S Sir Joseph presenting Ann Packer with a bouquet Robbie Brightwell is behind her. M/S Ann with her bouquet. C/U Robbie Brightwell. C/U Sir Joseph Simpson and Lynn Davies. C/U Lynn's gold medal Pan up to Lynn. M/S Mary Rand and her daughter Alison, who is wearing a coat which Mary brought back from Tokyo. C/U Mary. M/S Mary taking the coat off of Alison and picking up her gold medal. C/U Mary with the medal. C/U Mary. C/U Alison putting the medal over her head. C/U Alison and Mary looking at the medal.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    2K at Filmfinity
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:04:00 / 01:27:46:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    "Men Matthews" in the text should read Ken Matthews.

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