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Olympics -- Berlin 1936

Film | Accession Number: 2008.138.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4685 | Film ID: 2859

Further scenes of the 1936 Olympics. The action moves to the harbor in Kiel for a sailing race. Panning shots of the boats and flags of several nations. Intertitles introduce the German sailors as they arrive on the dock. German sailors win the gold and the bronze medals. Next are men's and women's swimming and diving events. Goering and Hess are present in the stands. Next events: water polo, field hockey, soccer, gymnastics (synchronized exercises of large numbers of athletes, first men, then women), pommel horse, vault, high bar, horseback riding events. Closing ceremonies, performed in the evening (shots are dark and high contrast). The last title makes reference to the next Olympics in Tokyo, which were cancelled because of the war.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:19:17
Event Date
August 1-16, 1936
Locale
Kiel, Germany
Berlin, Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of William Haller
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:42:15
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