• Short Summary

    Austria takes first three places in high speed downhill ski race.

  • Description

    Garmisch Partenkirchen, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).

    SV skiers prepare for men's downhill. Skiers looking at skis. CU skis being adjusted. SV back view, No 1, Italian Carlo Gartner starting run. SV Gartner speeding down hill. CU people watching. SV pan to back view, No 1 speeds down hill towards end. SV pan, No 1 speeds over finish line. SV another competitor speeds down hill. SV pan, another competitor takes off over ridge. LV towards and pan taking off, speeds round last bend to finishing line, he falls, skids towards finish ramp. SV speeding round last bend, skids and crashes. LV towards and pan No 37 Gebhard Hillbrand speeds downhill. SV pan, No 37 speeds downhill, takes off over ridge. SCU another competitor starting. SV pan, same competitor leaps over ridge at speed. SV towards, same competitor speeding down hill, falls, slides down bank and crashes into tree. SV people rush to rescue. SV crashed skier being attended to. SCU woman watching. SV pan, No 2, Anderl Molterer of Austria (finished second) speeding downhill. SV pan, No 13 Toni Sailer, Austrian (finished third) speeding downhill. CU the winner, No 17, Ernst Oberaigner, Austrian, posing. SV another competitor starting off. SV skiers watch as skier flashes past. SV skier speeds downhill. SV skier approaches line. SV skier crashing over line and pushing himself up with sticks.

    (Lav.) (Orig. D.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:59:00 / 01:15:46:00

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