At Express Speed 1926

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    St. Moritz, Switzerland.

    Title: "At Express Speed down famous Ice Shoot, provides limit in thrills ... and sometimes accidents!"

    L/S of a crowd of people gathered at the base of a snow capped mountain. L/S of a bob sleigh coming down a shoot built into the side of the mountain, crowds of people watch from the side of the track. M/S, looking up the track, of a bob sleigh coming towards the camera. M/S of the sleigh going around a curve in the track.

    L/S of a sleigh going around a curved part of the track with a scenic view of the mountains in the background. Various high angled M/Ss of sleighs turning a corner of the track, crowds of spectators look over the barriers at the side. L/S of a sleigh whizzing down a steeply sloping part of the track.

    Another L/S of the track with mountains in the background, as before. High angled M/S of a sleigh coming around a sharp curve; the sleigh skids off the track, throwing the men on to the ice, tilt up to show the spectators rushing to help them. M/S of a crowd at the edge of the track, the injured bob sleighers are carried off the track and lifted onto a horse drawn carriage. L/S of the crowd beside the track.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25500
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    448.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:31:00 / 01:46:34:00
    Canister:
    G 1263
    Sort Number:
    G 1263
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