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Our Olympic champion is home again: the entry of Nel van Vliet

Week number 48-33

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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The swimmer Nel van Vliet wins the gold medal in 200 meter breast stroke at the Olympic Games of 1948. Now she returns from London to her home town Hilversum. SHOTS: - a train arrives at the train station; Nel gets off; - outside the train station she takes place in an open landau with her trainer Jan Stender and they ride through the streets; many spectators: mounted police has to keep the road clear, the people walk run along with the carriage and shake hands or give her presents; - at the town hall the company gets off and enters the building: 00:41 the driver makes a sour face.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 August 1948
Length:
01:05

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Type:
video
Original format:
Film 
User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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