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    Item title reads - Norwegian National cross-country championships. Nearly 200 competitors on skis completed extremely difficult course of 32 miles. Christiania, Norway.

    M/S from above as competitors prepare their skis and fit them. M/S of the skiers lined up, various shots as they ski off down the hill. Various shots as a man skis down the hill and someone threatens to throw a snowball at him. Various shots as they speed down the hill.

    Intertitle - 'Imagine! the winner took less than 4 hours to complete the arduous journey.'

    L/S of skiers and the crowds stood round watching.

    Intertitle - 'Prince Olaf - Norway's sporting Prince and expert skier himself.'

    M/S of the Prince stood with some guards.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    23589
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    298.34
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:41:00 / 01:47:44:00
    Canister:
    G 960
    Sort Number:
    G 0960
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities
  • Stills

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

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