• Short Summary

    A folding house that fits on back of cars and international ice skating championships.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cineviews in Brief".

    Location of events is unknown.

    Folding house that fits on back of car and international ice skating champions.

    M/S of car driving up country lane, a large flat case has been strapped to back of car. Various shots of man and woman opening case - walls and ceiling fold out creating garden shed type structure. C/U of woman putting dishes into a cupboard inside the folding home. Various shots of men and woman dismantling the home and driving away into countryside.

    Various shots of Karl Schafer, Austrian champion, figure skating around indoor rink in spotlight in front of large audience. Similar shot of female championing, Hede Steineff, pirouetting. Various shots of Cecilia Colledge, British champion, gracefully gliding around rink. Various shots of "famous sisters Posinne" skating as partners. One of the sisters wears a suit and tie and takes man's role in duet, the other dresses more femininely and takes woman's role.

    Note: names for Steineff and Posinnes taken from audio as no written records of them can be found. Any information about correct spelling of these names gratefully received. AH 2001.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:59:00 / 01:07:41:00
    PT 356

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