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  • XIVth Olympiad: The Glory of Sport

    Directed by Castleton Knight • 1948 • United Kingdom

    The official film of the Games of the XIV Olympiad London 1948 is the first in color and seeks to comprise both the winter and summer events from that year. The coverage of the sports cannot be faulted, as cinematographer Stanley Sayer marshal...

  • The VI Olympic Winter Games, Oslo 1952

    Directed by Tancred Ibsen • 1952 • Norway

    Director Tancred Ibsen's penchant for depicting rustic life shines through in the bucolic scenes at the start of THE VI OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES, OSLO 1952. In addition to the exciting scenes of competition (Winter sports are followed with almost rabid fervo...

  • Where the World Meets

    Directed by Hannu Leminen • 1952 • Finland

    Part one of Director Hannu Leminen's account of the Olympic Games Helsinki 1952, with its fierce patriotism and its sense of a nation welcoming the world, is redolent of the period, coming as it did only twelve years after the end of Finland's war with ...