Olympic Torch Starts Journey From Greece (1968)



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Various shots of the ancient ceremony at Mount Olympus in Greece where the athlete lights the Olympic torch to start its journey to Mexico City. Men and women in Ancient Greek costumes perform the ceremony. Various shots of the torch being carried by athletes and dignitaries along the roads to Athens where it arrives at night for the next stage of its journey to Mexico.

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Date found in the old record – 16/09/1968.
FILM ID:3003.06

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