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    Item title reads - Winter Sports begin now eagerly awaited snow has fallen at St. Moritz - the world's winter playground! Switzerland.

    L/S of the snow falling hard, a tractor with sweeper on the front smoothes it out. Various shots as diggers and sweepers smooth the snow out.

    Intertitle - ' - practice runs have already commenced on the famous Cresta Run.'

    Various good shots of the Cresta Run, people lay on their stomachs and slide down on sledges.

    Intertitle - ' - our own Buxton (Derbyshire) now snowclad - is a "St. Moritz in miniature", even if the big thrills are missing!'

    L/S of the fields in Buxton with people sledging down the hill, various shots as they pull them to the top then slide down. M/S of a man walking sideways on his skis. M/S of lots of people piled on one sledge, they fall off at the bottom.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    35518
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    772.33
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:45:00 / 01:56:41:00
    Canister:
    G 1569
    Sort Number:
    G 1569
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Cresta Buxton, Derbyshire Buxton
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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