• Short Summary

    1968 Winter Olympic Games in Grenoble, France, Women's skiing action

  • Description

    President Georges Pompidou walking through crowd at the women's slalom skiing event at Chamrousse, France, and close up with cigarette in his mouth. USA's Judy Nagel skiing down hill, and taking a fall. Tight close up of Austria's Gertrud Gabl also taking a fall. France's Annie Famose, who won the bronze medal by 3/100ths of a second, skiing down the hill, and powering over the line. Canada's Nancy Greene, who won the silver medal, skiing down the hill, including nice slow motion. Close up Greene racing towards the finish line, and Georges Pompidou and his wife Claude clapping. Brief close up female spectator, and France's Marielle Goitschel skiing on her gold medal run. Good close up of Claude Pompidou applauding nervously, and Goitschel slaloming to the finish line. Close up Gotschiel being congratulated by team mate, and nice shot of her receiving a kiss from Georges Pompidou. Zoom in to mid shot of Goitschel stepping in the podium during the medal ceremony, and brief shot of flags being raised. Nice close up of Gotschiel, Greene and Famose embracing and waving on podium.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:15:35 / 10:17:34

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  1. Unknown user says

    The event took place on 10 February 1968.

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