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    Budapest, Hungary.

    Hungarian title reads 'Az Europabajnoksag Szinhelye'.

    Various shots of the men at work preparing the ice rink for the European skating championship, cleaning, brushing and polishing the ice. Several shots of the men at work in special freezing plant which keeps the ice in good condition. Men working on preparing the building, repainting, welding, changing windows, building up a studio and press facilities, etc. Various shots of the first skating team of the competition. Various shots of the sound engineers at work during the competition. Various shots of a man taking part in figure skating event, he ends his piece by laying on his back on the ice. Various shots of the figure skating competition and the people watching it. Various shots of a very large group of competitors on the ice performing "The Twist" - it seems that all the competitors are there dancing.


    Date found in the old record - 13/02/1963. Hungarian voiceover and music at the first part of the item, it stops towards the middle and the second part is silent.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:08:00 / 01:58:54:00
    UN 3718 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 3718 B
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    Sport & Leisure Fashion & Music
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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