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Up Next in 100 Years of Olympic Films: 1912–2012

  • Memories of the Olympic Summer of 1952

    1954 • Finland

    Given that the weather during the Olympic Summer Games in 1952 was miserable, with frequent bouts of rain, this fifty-minute color film is able to capture something more of the enthusiastic mood of the Finnish crowds, by comparison with the black and white of WHERE THE WORLD MEETS...

  • White Vertigo

    Directed by Giorgio Ferroni • 1956 • Italy

    WHITE VERTIGO is one of the unexpected jewels of this Olympic films collection. The cinematography is by none other than Aldo Scavarda, who would film L'AVVENTURA for Michelangelo Antonioni three and a half years later. Director Giorgio Ferroni knows ho...

  • Olympic Games, 1956

    Directed by Peter Whitchurch • 1956 • Australia

    OLYMPIC GAMES, 1956, directed by the documentarist Peter Whitchurch, was commissioned by the Organizing Committee for these Olympic Games. Historically, the film points to some encouraging situations in international affairs, with Hungary taking pa...