Piedmontese Alpinists climb Monte Rosa with a statue of Christ - they erect it on top.
Turin and Monte Rosa, Italy.
CU. Statue of Christ, tilt down to priest blessing statue outside Consolata Church in Turin. GV. Ceremony. SV. Statue being borne through church (2 shots). GV. Statue in workshop prior to being dismantled for journey. CU. Head of statue being removed. GV. Monte Rosa. SV. Statue on cable railway up mountain side. SV. Cable pulling car up mountain. GV. Car coming to rest at end of first stage. GV. Mules waiting for loading. SCU. Head of statue being loaded on mule. GV. & SV. Mules carrying statue sections up second stage of journey. SV. & CU. Mule on ground, while men try to get load off its back. GV. Loaded Alpinists climbing up on third stage of journey. SCU. Alpinist with arm of statue on his back. SCU. Feet of Alpinist, tilt up to show he is carrying head of statue on his back. GV. Loaded Alpinists trekking up mountain. SCU. Alpinist with head of statue on his back, preparing to climb over rocky ledges with aid of ropes. SV. At summit, Alpinists erecting statue. CU. Alpinist pulling rope to lift head in position. SCU. Head of statue being placed in position. SV. Erected statue and Alpinists waving. GV. Alps from summit (library).
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