Athletic events at the 1936 track events between the USA and Great Britain in London, England, United Kingdom. The athletes of various participating nations during the march-past. Athletes on the mark for the men's race to begin. They run along the track, while the spectators cheer.
King Edward VIII chooses to abdicate the throne of United Kingdom to marry his companion Mrs Wallis Simpson. Newspaper headlines read about King Edward VIII. A view of a photograph of Mrs Wallis Simpson. His brother George VI ascends the throne in London, England. The Royal family members get out of cars.
United Kingdom's King Edward VIII pays a visit to Royal Navy fleet, Portland. Royal Navy fleet in Portland harbor. The monarch passes lines of men standing at attention as King Edward VIII reviews sailors and marines aboard a ship.
The men's hurdle race and relay race events at the 1936 track events between the USA and Great Britain in London. The cheering spectators enjoying the event and wave at the athletes. A close competition between the athletes. Outside the stadium a crowd in line waiting for the ticket and entrance into the stadium. Police officials can also be seen.
Track events between the USA and Great Britain held in 1936 in London. American athlete Jesse Owens warms-up and stretches prior to an event. Owens and other American athletes during march-past. The men's 200 meters and hurdle race events. Spectators watch keenly. Owens after a victory.
King Edward VIII walks past guards in formation followed by other British officials outside the palace. Wallis Simpson became wife of King Edward VIII. Guards outside main door to 10 Downing Street. Car pulls up on road. King George VI, who ascended the throne after King Edward VIII abdicated, exits the car with his wife and daughters, Margaret and Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II). The king and daughters shake hands with guards. The king reviews British troops. From a 1962 newsreel recounting events roughly 25 years earlier.