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March 22, 1933 - Image 3

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AY, MARCH 22, 1933

Pictures Of Olympic Stars

Who Will Be Seen At Free Show

From the
By John Thomas
official pictures of the Xth Olym-
piad will take place at 8 p. m. in
Hill Auditorium. Presenting a com-
plete record of the high sports of
both summer and winter games, the
film was brought to Ann Arbor under
the auspices of The Michigan Daily
and the Board in Control of Ath-
In every event throughout the en-
tire games, the official photographer
set up his tripod in the best possible
location and saw the games as no
single spectator was able to witness
them. Carefully cut and edited, the
films are to be displayed as the fin-
ished product here tonight.
Slows and stills which decided im-
portant points in regard to disquali-
fications and close finishes will fea-
ture the seven reels of celluloid rec-
ord, and many finishes currently
famous in sport will be shown.
Among these are Carr and Eastman
in their duel for supremacy in the
400-meter run, and the much-dis-
puted 11i-Lehtinen contest in the
5000-meter event.
Eddie Tolan is shown defeating]
Metcalfe in the 100-meter dash and
the "Midnight Express" also features
the program with a sweeping victory
in the 200-meter speed specialty.
One reel of the show is devoted to
the sports of the Winter Olympiad
at Lake Placid, showing speed and
fancy skating, hockey, ski-jumping
and racing, as well as the heavy bob-
Sleds of the various nations thunder-
ing down Mt. Hoevenberg at speeds
in excess of 85 miles per hour.
Six more reels present the sports
at Los Angeles with the attendant
ceremonies of opening and closing
the games, honoring winners, and
shots of the huge crowd of 125,000
spectators. Men's and women's track
events, cycling, fencing, gymnastic,
field-hockey, rowing, weight-lifting,
wrestling, swimming, diving, shoot-
ing, the modern Pentathlon, and a
Lacrosse demonstration complete the
list of summer sports.
Michigan men, including Ned Tur-
ner, Jim - Cristy, aand ick Degener,
are shown in action against the best
athletes of foreign countries. Slows
and stills of the champion divers are
shown, as well as detailed shots of
the Japanese swimmers who sur-
prised ,the realm of sports by carry-
ing off the aquatic championship.
Explanation of the electric timing
devices used in the races, shots of
the marathon, "Babe" Didrickson in
action and views showing why her
diving broad-jump was disqualified
are some general points of interest
to be shown.
In short, the picture will present
the high spots of the Olympics with
suitable explanations of questionale
details, covering the spectacle in
every sport from dog-sled racing to
Varsity coaches have requested
their athletes to watch the pictures
attentively, studying every movement
of world-famous stars. Their form,
mannerisms, and styles of competing
are going to be under the closest
scrutiny of Michigan's athletic per-
And it's all FREE.

-Associated Press Photo
George Simpson, co-holder of the world's 220-yard sprint record,
shown at Los Angeles where he was training for the Olympic games.
The Ohio State university star competed in the Olympic tryouts under
the colors of the Los Angeles Athletic club. Simpson :s credited with a
mark of 9 2-5 seconds for the 100-yard dash, although the record is not
official because starting blocks were used.

StateA....MeetIs Frosh Track
Postponed To April Teamln Whipped
The hopes of the frosh wrestling
squad suffered a setback this week By India amen
when announcement was made that
the State wrestling meet was to be Indiana track men are showing
postponed until later in the year. The Michigan that they :ncend to hold
meet will not take place until the lat- their claim to the Big Ten champion-
ter part of April according to word ship for the next two years at least.
received here last week. In the last telegraphic meet of the
This postponement of the meet will indoor season the Michigan fresh-
make the members of the yearling men took a terrific beating from the
squad. eligible to compete in the All- Hoosier yearlings to the tune of 68
Campus meet to be held at the In- to 36. That score means more than
tramural Building this week. This just a defeat to Coach Ken Doherty.
decision was reached by the author- "The boys improved in several de-
partments in this last. meet, he said
ities .yesterday and will. make the yesterday," "and I believe their times

-Associated Press Photo
Ralph Metcalfe, Marquette flier, was
the U. S. hope for a double spring
victory in the Olympics. He has
equalled the Olympic mark for 100-
meters and surpassed the 200- meters
The first call for Ifresiimen battery-

-Associated Press Photo
Bill Graber of the University of
Southern California is shown ' clear-
ing the bar at 14 feet, 4 5-3 inches.
In the final Olympic tryouts-a mark
that bettered the world record of 14
meet, 11! inches.
Joe Gembis Is Selected
For Athletic Job At 'Y'


men has been issued for Wednesday Joe Gembis, former Wolverine
at 3 o'clock by Benny Oosterbaan, football star and former coach at
freshman baseball coach. All fresh- the City College of Detroit, has been
men interested are requested to re- appointed for the position as boy's
port and to bring their own equip- physical director at the Ann Arbor
ment. Y. M. C. A.,


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