• Short Summary

    Visnews visited a small Swiss frontier post high up in the mountains to see how these lonely men spend their Christmas.

  • Description

    1.
    S.V. MOUNTAIN GUIDES LINES SKI-ING ON MOUNTAINS.
    13 ft

    2.
    C.U. MOUNTAIN GUIDES LOOKING THROUGH GLASSES
    11 ft

    3.
    S.C.U. LOOKING THROUGH GLASSES AND MOVING OFF.
    13 ft

    4.
    G.V. MOUNTAIN SLOPE.
    3 ft

    5.
    S.V. GUIDES TOWARDS CAMERA.
    8 ft

    6.
    S.V. MAN IN HUT PUTS CANDLE ON XMAS TREE.
    9 ft

    7.
    C.U. DITTO.
    4 ft

    8.
    C.U. PUTTING PRESENTS UNDER XMAS TREE.
    5 ft

    9.
    EXT. SHOT GUIDES ARRIVING AT HUT.
    11 ft

    10.
    C.U. LIGHTING CANDLE ON XMAS TREE.
    16 ft

    11.
    C.U. GUIDE TYPE. CANDLE IN FOREGROUND.
    6 ft

    12.
    S.C.U. ANOTHER GUIDE.
    7 ft

    13.
    C.U. TAKING PRESENT OFF TREE.
    4 ft

    14.
    S.V. GUIDES SEATED AROUND TABLE PAN TO XMAS TREE
    12 ft

    15.
    SHOT THROUGH WINDOW GUIDES ROUND TABLE.
    5 ft

    16.
    L.V. EXTERIOR OF HUT.
    7 ft



    Initials TDH/hv A.S./R.L.



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Visnews visited a small Swiss frontier post high up in the mountains to see how these lonely men spend their Christmas. Two of the three man detachment, returning from a skin patrol, are pleasantly surprised to find that their comrade at base has prepared a decorated Christmas tree, around which he has laid gift parcels. After shedding their skis it is not long before the warm, comfortable atmosphere of the post induces the traditional spirit to pervade... cigars all round.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA28K7HVOK8XT65X5DHGOK8XJO
    Media URN:
    VLVA28K7HVOK8XT65X5DHGOK8XJO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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