An Indoor Switzerland 1931

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    Full title reads: "France. An Indoor Switzerland. Artificial ice, snow and mountains enable Parisians to enjoy all thrills of winter sports."

    Paris, France.

    Shots of groups of children skiing down indoor slope. Snow doesn't look very thick. Adults look on. Various shots of adults coming down the slope.

    BV of man taking small ski jump on the artificial slope. Shots of more people trying their hand at ski jumping.

    Shots of people at the bottom of the slope, they all appear to have fallen over as they all have snow on the bottoms. BV of man taking small ski jump on the artificial slope.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12869
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    877.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:15:00 / 01:13:31:00
    Canister:
    31/98
    Sort Number:
    31/098
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  • Elements of this footage exist in clip 755.25, (bearing the same title), along with some fresh images. The other clip is dated 1930, rather than the 1931 seen here.

    jamied 22nd May 2012

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