• Short Summary

    British Olympic stars are welcomed home.

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    No title - British Olympic stars return home.

    M/S Boeing taxiing to halt at London Airport. C/U group of press photographers. Various shots as the athletes coming down steps of aircraft. Various shots of them. C/U woman in Mexican type hat. C/U Chris Finnegan coming down steps. C/U press photographers. Top shot Chris Finnegan surrounded by press, he is holding up his gold medal and a fluffy toy. C/U Finnegan holding up medal. C/U Major Derek Allhusen. C/U press. M/S Major Allhusen holding up his medal. C/U Major Allhusen's medals. C/U Marion Coakes with boyfriend steeplechase jockey David Mould. C/U press. C/U Marion Coakes. M/S people lining gallery in hall, pan down to mass of people. C/U Chris Finnegan with his wife and child.

    M/S welcoming banner, "Congratulations Bob Braithwaite", at Lancaster. M/S pan Bob Braithwaite as he walks to meet the Mayor outside the Palace Cinema. C/U's Mayor and Bob Braithwaite shaking hands. The camera shows Mrs Braithwaite receiving bouquet from child. C/U Bob Braithwaite, pan down to badge on his coat. M/S people outside the cinema clapping. M/S as Bob Braithwaite is presented with a lifetime pass by the manager Mr Cooper. C/U Bob Braithwaite. C/U people clapping. M/S the Mayor looking at Bob Braithwaite's medal. C/U Bob Braithwaite's medal. M/S Braithwaite's gun being loaded. M/S as he takes aim. C/U man operating clay pigeon machine. C/U as the man places clay pigeon on apparatus and fires. M/S clay pigeon flying through the air. C/U Braithwaite firing. M/S Chris Finnegan arriving by car at his home in Iver with family waving in foreground. C/U sign, "Welcome Home Chris". C/U Union Jack flag. M/S of Chris as he leaves car and is welcomed by his wife and family. He walks into C/U and holds his medal up then does exaggerated wink. C/U badge on coat, pan up to C/U of him. M/S Chris Finnegan surrounded by his family.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:48:00 / 01:39:02:00

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