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Still image from XVIth Olympiad: Melbourne, Australia, 1956.

Date produced: 1956

Filmmaker(s):

H. Lee Hansen

Languages:

English

Length:

1500 ft (47 minutes 13 seconds)

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Kodachrome

Sound Notes:

Silent

Sound:

With narration.

Awards/Recognition:

UC San Diego Library list of titled amateur films

Description:

Documentary covering the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia.

Resources:

Record of the film at ArchiveGrid.

This film is a part of the H. Lee Hansen Collection held by the UC San Diego Library.

Locations:

  • Melbourne, Australia (Filming)

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Repository:

H. Lee Hansen Collection, UC San Diego Library

Viewing Notes:

"Scenes from Melbourne, aerial view of the city, rural landscapes, sheep shearing, sailing, rowing, Olympic stadium, the 1956 summer games,men and women events, track and field. cycling, lacrosse, diving, swimming, water polo, water ballet, basketball, boxing,US team,high jump, shot put, javelin, Olympic flag, Olympic flame, flags, prince Philip in audience, shots of the audience." Via UC San Diego Library.

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