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  • Short Summary

    1956 Winter Olympic Games in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, Italy take bobsleigh gold

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    Mid shot of USA team sliding to a halt after their run in the two man bobsleigh competition, and team as they push their sleigh away. Close up medical staff surrounding USA sleigh, holding a team member who seems to be injured, and then pushing the sleigh away. Close up injured man lying on sleigh, then sleigh, with injured team member still lying down, being pushed away. Italy team, who won the gold medal, sliding to a halt after their run, and nice shot of team members Lamberto Dalla Costa and Giacomo Conti being carried on spectators' shoulders. Nice close up of Dalla Costa and Conti celebrating and hugging each other. Dalla Costa and Conti posing with another team, probably Italy's second team of Eugenio Monti and Renzo Alvera, who won the silver medal. Another team skidding to a stop after their run, and close up of them getting out of their sleigh. Nice mid shot of Dalla Costa and Conti posing with a woman for the camera, and shaking her hand. Various shots of teams on their bobsleigh run, taking corners at high speed, and close up of map showing the route of the bobsleigh run. More shots of various teams on their way along the course, including one sleigh being pushed away. Crowd gathering away bobsleighers, probably gold medal winners Dalla Costa and Conti.

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:08:17 / 10:10:48

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