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Scenes from various sports and winners in the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, Germany.

The Olympics in Berlin, Germany. Athletes from many countries competing. Views of exterior of Olympic Stadium in Berlin, and interiors with Olympic flame burning. U.S. captures the men's track and the field title with a total of 203 points to 80 for Finland. A large crowd gathers to watch the events. People cheer and applaud. Men watch through binoculars. Cameramen record the event. Events shown include: Womens Discus, Mens Discus, Marathon, Mens 110 meter hurdle race final (with Forest Towns winning followed by Don Finlay and Fritz Pollard), and a relay race in which Frank Wykoff wins for the United States, breaking the world record of 39.8 seconds. Also shown are Field Hockey, and Diving. Winners shown include the first ever gold medal by a Korean, Sohn Kee-chung, in the marathon. He was running for Japan after Japan's 1910 annexation of Korea. Also British India in Field Hockey is shown playing, University of Michigan diver Richard Degener who won Gold in springboard diving, and Gisela Mauermayer who won the Gold for Germany in women's discus. In Men's Discus, U.S. Gold Medal winner Ken Carpenter from USC is shown, along with Gordon Dunn who won the silver medal in men's discus.

Date: 1936, August 17
Duration: 5 min 20 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Shia Muslims commemorate death of Ali, Mohammed's son-in-law, with mourning processions in India.

Shia Muslims in India. A religious ceremony in the form of a mourning procession to mark the anniversary of the death of Ali, Mohammed's son in law. People in the streets during the procession. Animals decorated with finery. Men and boys strike their chests with their fists as part of the mourning ritual. In separate sequence, The Taj Mahal in Agra, and the Shalimar Gardens in Lahore, Punjab, British India, are shown.

Date: 1936
Duration: 2 min 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A large number of people perform namaz (Salat) together in front of the Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi, India.

A map shows spread of Islam in Europe in 1683. A man performs a namaz in Delhi India. Muslims in a mosque perform namaz (Salat). The Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi, India with a large number of people in front of it. They perform namaz (Salat) together.

Date: 1936
Duration: 1 min 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Christian missionaries treat Muslim patients in an outdoor clinic and girls take part in home making courses.

Day to day events happening in Moslem and Christian religion. The Patriarch of Jerusalem visits Bethlehem protected by Moslem police. Brief scene of American troops going "over the top" from a trench, amidst barbed wire, during a World War I battle. Chinese Moslems in a camel caravan. Polynesians in East India. Indian Moslems in India. Black Moslems in Nigeria. Christian missionaries in an outdoor clinic. Women nurses and doctors treat patients. Mission schools teach tradecrafts. Farmers use bulls to plow fields. A girls' school in Turkey shows girls taking part in home making courses. Girls manage their households.

Date: 1936
Duration: 5 min 57 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Views of Jerusalem. Jews reading from Torah. Islamic principles of design. Mosques in Jerusalem, India, and Tunisia.

Slate notes Mohammed's respect for ideas of Christians and Jews. Jews are seen reading from the torah. View of Dome of the Rock,Mosque, Temple Mount, Jerusalem. Other mosques: the Moti Masjid (Pearl Mosque), seen from the Divan-e Khas, in the Lahore Fort (Shahi Qila), Punjab, British India; and the courtyard of the Grand Mosque of Kairouan, in Tunis, Tunisia . Slate states that Islamic decoration is confined to Arabic script and geometric or floral designs. Architecture of a mosque shows columns, pillars and arches at the side of a courtyard. As previously noted, the columns and the roof of the mosque are decorated only with Arabic script, floral and geometric designs. A decorative grill in a mosque.

Date: 1936
Duration: 2 min 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Markets, commerce, and architecture in the Muslim world of the Middle East

Opening scene shows families, including small children, walking through a bazaar in North Africa. Some riders on horseback pass them. A man in a fez and several merchants (some carrying goods on their heads) are seen. Customers converse with a seller of metal wares. Scene shifts to a bazaar in Arabia. Arabs and a few in more western dress, walk near the building. Inside, a man is seen sharpening and polishing curved knives. The next market shown is in Syria. A busy street is seen in front of the bazaar, with some persons riding camels. A merchant walking with a donkey carrying a load of goods. A boy rides a small donkey. Pedestrians abound. Wooden objects are displayed in one of the stalls of the market place, where carpenter is seen working on an item. Slate describes the next bazaar as located in North India (current-day Pakistan). A crowded market is seen with many textiles displayed and numerous persons walking through the area. Multistory buildings line the market. Views of Mosques in Moslem countries. The Blue Mosque in Istanbul,turkey. The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha (Alabaster Mosque) in the Citadel of Cairo, Egypt A mosque with five low domes (minaret not seen) in Yemen. The Badshahi Mosque in Lahore. Women carrying parcels on their heads, as they walk past massive clay structures. Closeup of a woman with several children, who run to play in yard near a clay house. A donkey stands in the yard. Examples of some large attractive clay buildings in southern Arabia.

Date: 1936
Duration: 2 min 36 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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