Indoor Skiing Championships Aka Earls Court 1939

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    Full titles read: "EARLS COURT"

    Various shots of competitors ski jumping at Earls Court, London. M/S of Harold Sandwik of Oslo in Norway being presented with the winners trophy.

    Cataloguer's note: Soundtrack for this item is missing.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1939
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    18446
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    991.70
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:16:00 / 02:00:51:00
    Canister:
    39/2
    Sort Number:
    39/002
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  • I remember being taken to this Earls Court ski racing when I was nine years old. It made a tremendous impression on me and led me to a life of skiing and mountains which I still love at the ripe old age of 83. I now live in the Canadian Rockies. This evening I was telling my daughter about this wonderful show I had seen at Earls Court and she found this on the web for me. I can still remember the thrill it gave to a starry-eyed little girl all those years ago. Thank you for preserving this little fragment of that evening.

    gillian seaton 24th Dec 2013

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