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    There was a celebrity-studded crowd to watch this year's Gstaad Montgomery Cup ski-jumping event, Feb 8.

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    GV. Of snow covered peaks.
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    CU. Montgomery.
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    3.
    CU.TILT.Down names of contestants for Montgomery Cup.
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    G BACK V.Skier taking off.
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    FRONT V.No 62 Nilo Zandanel, Italy, jumping and landing. (winner).
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    SV. Queen Juliana watching.
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    FRONT V.No 57 Willy Egger, Austria, jumping and landing.
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    SV. 4 English girls watching.
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    LV. Towards no 61 Andreas Dascher, Switzerland.
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: There was a celebrity-studded crowd to watch this year's Gstaad Montgomery Cup ski-jumping event, Feb 8. Queen Juliana of the Netherlands was present, and ex-soldier who donated the cup, Field Marshal Lord Montgomery.

    Nilo Zandanel of Italy, a 22-year-old frontier guard, member of the Gialle Ski-Club Bregazzo and a potential Olympian, won the Montgomery Cup with two jumps of 214 1/2 feet. His nearest rival Otto Leodolter of Austria jumped 201 1/2 and 211 1/4 feet. Third was Andreas Dascher, Switzerland; he jumped 195 and 201 1/2 feet.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC4F0QZ0P86QL1U71RIMSVGW5V
    Media URN:
    VLVAC4F0QZ0P86QL1U71RIMSVGW5V
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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