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  • Short Summary

    Nice footage of the famous ice dancer Sonja Henie.

  • Description

    "Skates and Skaters of all sorts and sizes."

    M/S interior of an ice skating rink. Lots of people skate, some hold each other around the waist and skate in a chain. We briefly see a man in a clown or pierrot outfit skating.

    "It's bad enough for most of us to keep a perpendicular position on the ice - here's a couple who go much further. (Albert Enders and Sadie Cambridge)" M/S of the couple ice dancing. She wears a sparkly sequinned outfit - he wears a suit. Their display includes lifts and twirls.

    "And Sonja Henie herself, the personification of Skill on Skates." M/S of Sonja dancing in the ice. She wears a velvet skating outfit with matching hat. Short shot of the audience watching Sonja from a balcony. High angle shot of Sonja dancing. She performs figure of eights and other moves. The routine ends with some long spins.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 496.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    928.13
    Media URN:
    16586
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:36:00 / 01:31:29:00
    Canister:
    EP 201

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