• Short Summary

    INNSBRUCK IS ALMOST READY FOR THE NINTH OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES, TO BE HELD FROM JANUARY 29 TO FEBRUARY 9 NEXT YEAR.

  • Description

    INNSBRUCK IS ALMOST READY FOR THE NINTH OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES, TO BE HELD FROM JANUARY 29 TO FEBRUARY 9 NEXT YEAR.FILM SHOWS A SUMMER VIEW OF THE GIANT SKI JUMP ON BERG ISEL, OVERLOOKING THE TOWN.BY NOVEMBER, HOWEVER, SNOW SHOULD HAVE PROVIDED A SUITABLE SURFACE.

    LIKE OTHER SPORTS INSTALLATIONS, THE SKI JUMP WAS TRIED OUT LAST WINTER.THERE WERE 144 JUMPS, WITH ONLY ONE FALL.ITS PEAR-SHAPED AMPHITHEATRE AND TERRACING BORDERING THE RUN OFFER ROOM FOR MORE THAN 50,000 PEOPLE.

    A RECORD NUMBER OF TOURISTS ARE EXPECTED TO POUR INTO THIS LOVELY TOWN NESTLING IN A TYROLEAN VALLEY.ALL TOLD, SOME 500,000 PEOPLE ARE EXPECTED, MOST OF THEM JUST FOR THE DAY -- TRAVELLING FROM NEIGHBOURING AUSTRIAN, BAVARIAN AND ITALIAN RESORTS.HOWEVER, 80,000 BEDS ARE AVAILABLE FOR TOURISTS COMING FROM LONGER PERIODS.

    THE GAMES WILL BE OPENED BY DR ADOLF SCHAERF, THE PRESIDENT OF AUSTRIA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZDDU39Z7A7HS2RQYBRO0PN7S
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZDDU39Z7A7HS2RQYBRO0PN7S
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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