Jean Zay sets off to open a new climbers' refuge on Mont Blanc but has to turn back because of the weather. France.
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Jean Zay is prevented from opening a climbers' refuge 15,000 feet up Mont Blanc because of bad weather.
L/S of Mont Blanc. M/S of Mr Jean Zay, the Minister of National Education, in Alpine costume. He walks towards the foot of the mountain. M/S as he meets various climbers and shakes hands. L/S as they set off and he turns and waves.
M/S as he looks through a telescope afterwards to see the climbers continuing on their way. Another man looks through the telescope at the refuge. Various shots as we see it being constructed. M/S of the builders posing in front of the finished place. M/S of the refuge through the telescope.