Emergency Hut For Climbers 1949

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    Ramsau, nr Berchtesgaden, Germany.

    LS. Mountain scenery with clouds drifting by the peaks. MS. Caterpillar track vehicle and lorry bringing up equipment and members of the expedition who will erect the emergency hut for the mountaineers. MS. The caterpillar track vehicle carrying the prefabricated parts of the mountain hut. MS. Pan along mountain peaks. MS. The vehicles going along grassy slope. MS. The equipment being unloaded. LMS. Men with parts of the hut strapped to their backs beginning their trek. MS. Men with parts of the hut strapped to their backs, climbing (3 shots). MS. Through mist of night, camp with fire burning. MS. Through mist, men restarting climb. MS. Men with packs, equipment and parts of the hut struggling up steep face of the mountain (2 shots). MS. The parts of the mountain (2 shots). MS. The parts of the huts dumped on the ground. MS. The men resting in the fog. SCU. Man eating. MS. Two men operating winch on a ridge. LS. Back view of the leader of the expedition at other end of rope, setting out to find a way of transporting the hut to its intended position. SCU. Man holding rope. LS. Back view, leader disappearing in the fog. MS. The leader, holding rope, lowering himself down steep mountain face. MS. Men paying out the winch, pan to two others holding rope. MS. Man with section of hut strapped to his back beginning the last lap of the climb. MS. With the help of another mountaineer he heaves himself over a ridge. MS. The sections of hut being laid on ground. They will be stored in the rocks until early summer. MS. A map of the mountain peaks, with a mark showing where the hut will be erected.

    (Comb. Dupe Neg.)

    Date found in the old record 30/11/1949. German voiceover.

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    Cataloguer:
    Sanja
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    65305
    Sort Number:
    UN 2205 C
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:26:00 / 01:20:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 2205 C
    Film ID:
    2278.05
    Issue Date:
    1949
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