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The Grand Olympics

La grande olimpiade

Directed by Romolo Marcellini
Italy, 1961
Documentary

Synopsis

Events and athletes that have characterized the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. From the absolute protagonist Wilma Rudolph, called the black gazelle, to Livio Berruti, the first white to win the 200 meters, to the deeds of Ethiopian marathon runner Abebe Bikila, who won the marathon racing barefoot.

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The Grand Olympics Directed by Romolo Marcellini

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1962 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features