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  • Short Summary

    Ice skating and tobogganing in Germany.

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    Germany / Switzerland.

    Title: "Winterspiele in Davos".

    M/S of three men and a women getting onto a bob sleigh. Various shots of the sleigh zooming down an icy track going down a snowy slope, spectators watch the sleigh from the edge of the track.

    Title: "Mathlsen, Norwegen, lauft 1000 mtr. in neuer Rekordzeit von 1,31,1 Minuten".

    M/S of a man - Mathlsen - speed skating around a circular track on a large ice rink. High angled panning shot follows the ice skater around the rink. Panning L/S of the skater speeding around, in the distance are snow capped mountains and wooden chalets. C/U of Mathlsen waving a bunch of flowers and smiling, he wears the Norwegian flag on his jumper and appears to wear a laurel crown on his head.

    Note: titles in German, marked as 'Ufa-Wachenschau'. AH 2000.

    Note: old paper work states this item was filmed in Davos, Germany when in fact Davos is in Switzerland - could be error or could be due to post war boundary changes. AH 2000.

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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:
    01:36:55:00 / 01:37:54:00
    G 1133

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