STK-ID 33640

[Remark: the 1936 Olympic Games are opened in Berlin and a record attendance is set.] Shots of skiers lined up prior to jump. Shot of jumper Birger Ruud of Norway, winner of ski jump competition. Shot of Ruud soaring through air during jump. Shots of women competitors parading. Shot of Canadian participants carrying Red Ensign flag and sign "Canada". Shots of various countries' delegations parading with banners. Shot of Adolph Hitler in uniform, watching march past, intercut with shots of crowd cheering and HAS over Sportspalast where games are held. Shot of relay-race, Canada wins bronze medal. Shots of figure skating pairs' competition. Shots of hockey game between Great Britain winners of 1936 hockey competition and Germany. Rear shots from top of giant ski jump of jumper descending. (sound)


Excerpt from
Olympic Games 1936
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486