8877_olympics_berlin.mov

8877_olympics_berlin

Newsreel type synopsis of Jesse Owens at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. The Olympic flame is lit. Adolf Hitler performs the Nazi salute to the crowd. Shots of the crowd and the stadium. Jesse Owens at the starting line. Jesse Owens winning gold in the 100 meter event, tying the Olympic and world record. Jesse Owens in the 200 meter dash, breaking the Olympic and world records. Owens in the broad jump, winning gold medal and breaking Olympic record. Shots of crowd applauding. MS of Owens smiling at camera.

1930s
B&W
Not Explicit