France - Mont Blanc Refuge Built Lner 1938

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Jean Zay is prevented from opening a climbers' refuge 15,000 feet up Mont Blanc because of bad weather.

L/S of Mont Blanc. M/S of Mr Jean Zay, the Minister of National Education, in Alpine costume. He walks towards the foot of the mountain. M/S as he meets...

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Cataloguer:
Emma
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
17855
Sort Number:
38/070
Time in/Out:
01:05:18:00 / 01:06:09:00
Canister:
38/70
Film ID:
979.07
Issue Date:
01/09/1938

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