Olympic Games, 1960, Rome = La Grande olimpiade

Italy, 1960

Film
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After the arrival of the Olympic torch from Greece, and a short history of the Games, Pope John welcomes the athletes and the Games are opened in an impressive ceremony. Interspersed between the various events are glimpses of the tourists and competitors. Includes Herb Elliott’s world record and olympic record, Dawn Fraser’s world record and Australia winning the cross-country riding event. The final highlights are the great marathon and the closing ceremony.

Credits

production company

Realiegato dall'Institute Nationale

Cineriz

Duration

01:01:02:00

Production places
Italy
Production dates
1960

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323589

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rome (Italy)

Documentary

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Italy

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Athletes - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Olympics

Places → Rome (Italy)

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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