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    Brigue, Switzerland

    Airfield in Brigue from where helicopters takeoff and land. Passenger with luggage and dog, before taking off. V Famous Swiss high mountain specialist, pilot Bauer. Takeoff, views above Rhine River Valley. AV's of one of the avalanches blocking the railroad. Landing at Zermatt, the glacier pilot specialist Herman Geiger, helping in rescue of stranded people. New passengers boarding helicopter, take- off flight. Pipercub takes off. Shots of Zermatt railroad station blocked by snow, tunnel being emptied, which is full of snow from a recent avalanche. Helicopter taking off (Dupe Neg.)

    Note: Some beautiful shots off the Swiss Alps and buildings caked in snow

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    79395
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2670.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:27:00 / 01:50:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 2717 G
    Sort Number:
    UN 2717 G
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    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Avalanches
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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