• Short Summary

    Visnews filmed Febl 1 - 2 the Toboggan Championships held during heavy snowfall at Garnisch Germany.

  • Description

    1.
    Travel shot.. Overhead railway climbing hill
    4 ft

    2.
    SV Competitors on railway coming up to starting point.
    10 ft

    3.
    LV Competitors in group.
    1.5 ft

    4.
    SV Pan No 17. Hermann Kammurer from Rottach-Egern Germany leaving the start.
    3 ft

    5.
    TV No. 17 around course.
    4 ft

    6.
    LV No. 17. continues.
    3 ft

    7.
    CU No. 13. Sepp Strillinger from Rottach-Egern Germany at start.
    2 ft

    8.
    SV Pan No 13. leaving start.
    3.5 ft

    9.
    TV No. 13 around course.
    2.5 ft

    10.
    TV Pan No 13 finishing (he was third)
    4.5 ft

    11.
    CU No. 33 Halvor Smedal from Norway at start
    2 ft

    12.
    SV Pan No 33. leaving start.
    3 ft

    13.
    SV Onlookers.
    1.5 ft

    14.
    TV Pan No 33 around course.
    3 ft

    15.
    TV Pan No 33 finishing.
    4 ft

    16.
    CU No 28 and Hans Plenk from Berchesgaden in Germany, at start.
    2 ft

    17.
    SV Pan No 28 leaving start.
    4 ft

    18.
    GV Pan No 28 around course.
    4 ft

    19.
    TV Pan No 28 finishing, picks up sledge and walks in (the winner).
    6.5 ft

    20.
    LV Pan No 25 Josef Lenz from Germany leaving start.
    2.5 ft

    21.
    SCU Dog watching.
    1 ft

    22.
    TV Pan No 25 finishing (He came in second)
    5 ft

    23.
    SCU No 28 & 25 1st and 2nd embracing.
    2.5 ft

    24.
    CU The winner Hans Plenk.
    2 ft

    25.
    GV Competitors sweeping snow from course for the double toboggan race.
    3 ft

    26.
    LV Toboggan clearing snow by pulling tree around course
    4.5 ft

    27.
    SV Pan No 19 Max Winkler and S Leobner from Germany leaving start.
    2.5 ft

    28.
    LV Pan No 91 around course passing spectators.
    4 ft

    29.
    TV No 91 continues.
    2.5 ft

    30.
    CU Spectators.
    1.5 ft

    31.
    LV Pan No 82 Sepp Mayr and H. Kammerer leaving start they came second.
    3 ft

    32.
    SV Pan No 97 Lenz/Beer from Australia leaving start.
    3 ft

    33.
    SV Spectators.
    1.5 ft

    34.
    TV No 97 finishing and walks towards crowd.
    5.5 ft

    35.
    SV No 97 walking with his partner.
    1.5 ft

    36.
    SCU Being congratulated.
    2 ft

    37.
    CU No 97 the winner and No 82 second.
    2 ft



    Initials AW/AW/RL


    SPORT: SKI-BOB RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Visnews filmed Febl 1 - 2 the Toboggan Championships held during heavy snowfall at Garnisch Germany. Six nations competed for the "Grosse Preis von Deutschland" (Grand Prix of Germany). The races were for men and women, single and doubles. Each race was decided by four runs down the fast (up to 100 mph) track.

    The one-man toboggan was won by Hans Plenk, from Berchtesgaden, Germany. His total time over the four runs was 5:31;36 minutes. The ladies single was won by Hildegard Riepl, from Schliersee, in 5:31;47 minutes, beating runner up Renate Reiter with three seconds. The men's double was won by the couple Josef Lenz/Beer, from Koenigssee in 2:43;78 mins.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2I1GRLE4XE7U5F2ZLIOI528TJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA2I1GRLE4XE7U5F2ZLIOI528TJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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