• Short Summary

    INTERNATIONAL ALPINE BALLOON SPORT WEEK IN SWITZERLAND LAST MONTH -- AND DEVOTEES OF THIS UNUSUAL SPORT SHOWED THEIR SKILLS IN A CROSSING OF THE ALPS BETWEEN SWITZERLAND AND ITALY.

  • Description

    INTERNATIONAL ALPINE BALLOON SPORT WEEK IN SWITZERLAND LAST MONTH -- AND DEVOTEES OF THIS UNUSUAL SPORT SHOWED THEIR SKILLS IN A CROSSING OF THE ALPS BETWEEN SWITZERLAND AND ITALY.

    A THRILLING ALPINE ADVENTURE FOR OUR CAMERAMAN WHO ACCOMPANIED PILOT HERMANN JO SCHEER IN THE BALLOON "D-BERNINA". SOON AFTER TAKE-OFF THE NORTH EIGER WAS VISIBLE AWAY TO THE FIGHT. THE BALLOONERS DRIFTED OVER THE 12,000 FEET SRUNIG PASS, CLIMBING TO MORE THAN 15,000 FEET AND THEN SLOWLY DESCENDING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7IL6WBBXUE7B2LVP28EQCNEYJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA7IL6WBBXUE7B2LVP28EQCNEYJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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