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    Alps, Switzerland: SCU Old man walking thru snow. GV Pan Down Rescue work in Swiss Alps. CU Bearded farmer brushes hand across eyes. SCU Men trying to salvage wrecked furniture. CU Ditto. SCU PAN Ditto. SV Pan Ditto. SV People walking with bedding &c, LV Alsation dog running up snowy slope. SV Alsation starts to dig in snow. CU Ditto. CU Man being rescued out of very deep snow. GV Bulldozers biting out chunks of snow. CU Ditto. SV Bulldozer dropping snow down incline on edge of lake. SV Men digging into snow. GTV Ditto pan to house. Shot from Int. Couple open door & walk outside. LV Couple outside house pan to house next door completely flattened. SV Church pan to snowdrift inside Church. GV Funeral procession towards. CU Couple carrying wreaths. CU Wreaths on grave. SV Minister carrying out last rites. GV Group of people at funeral service, snow falling.



    Vorarlberg, Austria: G Air Flying over Austrian Alps. Air V Wrecked houses near Vorarlberg and Blons. Air V House completely shed, people standing around. GV Men at rescue work at village of Blons. SV Men digging in snow. SCU Capsized house. GV Blons pan down to snow covered slope showing wreckage & rescue work going on. Shot Plane overhead dropping medical supplies by parachute. LV Parachute falling near building. CU Men towards with medical supplies, in container. BV Ditto. Shot Helicopter overhead. SV Men on ground signal to 'Copter. GV 'Copter in to land at Blons. Sv Rescuers & stretcher case towards 'Copter. CU Stretcher case. Sv Rescuers with woman on stretcher. CU Woman on stretcher pan up to man. CU Strapping stretcher case onto 'Copter GV 'Copter takes off. Angle V Pan down Broken telegraph wires pan to evacuees coming in. SV Ditto.



    Environment; Disasters and Accidents; Austria




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    Austria

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE9M1OLGN9PJH6Q6SERPIQB3WH
    Media URN:
    VLVAE9M1OLGN9PJH6Q6SERPIQB3WH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/01/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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