• Short Summary

    Wild polecats, erection of pylon and cross country skiing - all in Austria.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cineviews in Brief." (number 10)


    Various shots of woman with stick walking over rocks at base of mountain. C/U of woman bending down and offering a bottle of milk to a hole in the undergrowth. A family of polecats have made their home there. A small polecat sticks its head out and drinks from the bottle. Panning shot follows animal as he scuttle off.

    Panning L/S of men working on tall scaffolding towers. Tilt down to show large concrete pylon (to carry electric cables) lying on its side. Various L/Ss of pylon being lifted into upright position by pulleys. L/S of workman crawling up half-erected pylon. M/S of men at the bottom of the pylon, baring its weight on their backs. More shots of pylon being erected. It is positioned between the scaffolding towers which help to position it. C/U of pistons on scaffolding towers that compress, pushing pylon into ground.

    Panning L/S of scenic view of snow capped mountains (the Salzburg Highlands). M/S of elderly man opening door of log cabin. A crowd of little boys run outside. M/S of skis, poles and feathered hats sticking out of ground. Boys run up and put on skis and hats. Various shots boys cross country skiing. One boy loses his hat, a couple of others fall over during a race.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:36:00 / 01:19:43:00
    PT 352

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