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ON THEIR TOES

On Their Toes (1930-1939)

Swiss soldiers speed walking along road to Lausanne.

HUMAN SWALLOWS

Human Swallows (1934)

International ski jumping competition in Switzerland.

SWISS PROCESSION

Swiss Procession (1935)

A sacred procession held in Switzerland.

DANCE OF THANKSGIVING IN SWITZERLAND

Dance Of Thanksgiving In Switzerland (1938)

Swiss villagers jig about wearing model villages on...

ALPINE VICTIMS LAID TO REST

Alpine Victims Laid To Rest (1954)

Mourners lay family and friends to rest after an avalanche in...

SWISS GUARD

Swiss Guard (1956)

Grenadiers of the Swiss Army in training.

SOUVENIR WALKING STICK

Souvenir Walking Stick (1938)

A walking stick is covered with souvenir badges from a hike in...

AIR NEWS - SWISS ALPS - JET HELICOPTER

Air News - Swiss Alps - Jet Helicopter (1955)

French helicopter breaks altitude record.

WORLD TOBOGGAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

World Toboggan Championships (1965)

World bobsleighing championships in Davos, Switzerland.

BERNE aka PATHE FRONT PAGE

Berne AKA Pathe Front Page (1947)

Massive display of synchronised keep fit manoeuvres in Switzerland.

DISASTER IN THE ALPS

Disaster In The Alps (1951)

Worst avalanche in history kills hundreds in the Alps.

ST. MORITZ

St. Moritz (1937)

Horse racing on snow covered track in France.

SKI JUMPING AT ST. MORITZ

Ski Jumping At St. Moritz (1947)

Ski jumping at St. Moritz, Switzerland.

AUSTRIA BEAT SCOTLAND 1-0 IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Austria Beat Scotland 1-0 In World Championship (1954)

Austria triumph over Scots in Zurich in...

 HIGH MOUNTAIN PILOTS COURSE

High Mountain Pilots Course (1954)

Planes flying over the Alps as part of a course for pilots flying...

LET THE DEAD PAST BURY ITS DEAD

Let The Dead Past Bury Its Dead (1925)

Delegates from countries involved in the First World War meet...

CLEANING UP THE TOWN - RUBBISH USED FOR HEATING aka CLEANING UP THE TOWN

Cleaning Up The Town - Rubbish Used For Heating AKA Cleaning Up The Town (1961)

A new Swiss...

DOUBLE CYCLING EVENT IN BELGIUM

Double Cycling Event In Belgium (1964)

Indoor and outdoor cycling races in Belgium

LEARNING TO SKI AT ST. MORITZ

Learning To Ski At St. Moritz (1968)

Class of skiers learning to ski at St. Moritz.

SKIING IN SWITZERLAND

Skiing In Switzerland (1970-1979)

People skiing down snowy slope - shot in poor light.

SWITZERLAND KIPPEL

Switzerland Kippel (1971)

Various shots in the snow covered mountains around the ski resort of Kippel.

SWISS PROCESSION

Swiss Procession (1910-1919)

Formal procession moves along city street in Switzerland.

TRIPS OVER ALPS BY AIRSHIP

Trips Over Alps By Airship (1900-1919)

Airship rides over Alps starting at Lucerne, Switzerland.

JOWETT CAR IN SWITZERLAND

Jowett Car In Switzerland (1952)

A prototype car negotiates the twists and turns of the mountain roads...

MEN'S DOWNHILL SKIING aka MEN'S DOWNHILL EVENT AT KITZBUEHEL INTERNATIONAL SKI...

Men's Downhill Skiing AKA Men's Downhill Event At Kitzbuehel International Ski... (1965)

Men's...

THE MAN WHO DEFIES DEATH

The Man Who Defies Death (1947)

A Dutchman demonstrates how his body can be pierced with a sword...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 560 - THE MATTERHORN

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 560 - The Matterhorn (1965)

Out takes (cuts, rushes) for story featured in...

OBSTACLES FOR CYCLISTS

Obstacles For Cyclists (1934)

Bizarre cycling race where contestants stop after each lap to do silly...

THE FASTEST GAME

The Fastest Game (1925)

An ice hockey match takes place on a rink in picturesque St. Moritz.

THE FASTEST GAME CUTS

The Fastest Game Cuts (1925)

Cuts (rushes, out takes) for THE FASTEST GAME in G 1156.

AIR NEWS - THE COMET II

Air News - The Comet II (1953)

The Comet II sets new Zurich to London speed record.

SWISS ARTIST PUTS ON A SNOW ACADEMY

Swiss Artist Puts On A Snow Academy (1950)

Swiss artist creates snow sculptures.

MOTORING IN MINIATURE

Motoring In Miniature (1955)

Model cars guided by remote control are designed to aid learner drivers.

ALPINE MILKLINE aka ALPINE MILK LINE

Alpine Milkline AKA Alpine Milk Line (1956)

Swiss dairy farmers try a new method of getting their...

Selected Originals - POPE IN GENEVA

Selected Originals - Pope In Geneva (1969)

Material relating to newsreel story "Pope in Geneva" -...

ASTRA AIRSHIP

Astra Airship (1910)

German voiceovered film about an Airship. Lucerne, Switzerland.

THE LATEST NOVELTY

The Latest Novelty

An airship flies near the Alps in Lucerne, Switzerland.

DAVOS

Davos (1932)

Various skiing competitions from Davos in Switzerland.

RESCUE DEMONSTRATION ON GLACIER

Rescue Demonstration On Glacier (1950)

Good item showing demonstration of a life saving rescue...

SWISS ALPS

Swiss Alps (1952)

Swiss Alps covered in snow - travelling shots.

ALPINE RALLY SCENES - SWITZERLAND SCENICS - Colour

Alpine Rally Scenes - Switzerland Scenics - Colour (1962)

Colour footage of Swiss Alps.

HEAVY FALLS OF SNOW

Heavy Falls Of Snow (1930-1939)

High snow drifts have to be cleared in Swiss mountains.

SKIING - OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION EVENT

Skiing - Olympic Qualification Event (1960)

Competitors manoeuvring their way between the flags, in...

ONE MINUTE NEWS: SWITZERLAND & MIAMI

One Minute News: Switzerland & Miami (1948)

Hurricane in Florida & Swiss Army manoeuvres in Alps.

ENGLAND DRAW WITH BELGIUM 4-4

England Draw With Belgium 4-4 (1954)

Despite being favourites, the English team had to settle for a...

FETE DES VIGNERONS

Fete Des Vignerons (1927)

Wine growers celebrate a festival with parades, costumes and dancing.

SWISS PAIR WIN SIDECAR GRAND PRIX

Swiss Pair Win Sidecar Grand Prix (1965)

Swiss pair wins the sidecar Grand Prix.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 452 - reel 2 of 3 - JEMIMA'S JOURNEY THROUGH...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 452 - Reel 2 Of 3 - Jemima's Journey Through... (1963)

Cuts (rushes,...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 452 - reel 3 of 3 - JEMIMA'S JOURNEY THROUGH...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 452 - Reel 3 Of 3 - Jemima's Journey Through... (1963)

Cuts (rushes,...

SWISS HIGHLAND GAMES

Swiss Highland Games (1963)

We see various events in the Swiss Highland Games such as flag throwing and...