Various shots of a helicopter landing on Mont Blanc with good views of snow-covered mountainsides and peaks.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
CU Gyro revolving. LS Wind or snow blowing over peaks. MS Bell 47 Type G2 helicopter equipped with an American Lycoming engine taking off from Chambery for a tentative world record-breaking high mountain landing. LS Helicopter over French Alps. Good aerial shots of mountain peaks. Aerial views of snow covered peaks. LS Helicopter landing on Mont Blanc. CU Pilot, Jean Moine, French pilot. LS View from top of Mont Blanc.
Note: "Date received" on original record reads: 01/06/1955. It is unclear whether the actual filmed landing was their first landing at Refuge du Gouter about half way up or the final landing at 4,807 metres.