• Short Summary

    French ski soldiers training in the snows of the mountains of Savoy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Alpine Troops Manoeuvres - Famous French regiment hold Winter exercises in Savoy".

    Savoy, France.

    Various shots of French ski soldiers training in the snows of the mountains of Savoy. Shots of the skiers with their rifles. VS of them ski jumping. The troops are inspected by a senior officer on skis. He then presents medals to some of the men. The officer gives the soldiers a kiss on either cheek in typical French style. The troops ski past to the accompaniment of their band. The officer salutes as they pass.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be missing item from reel 35/18.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1915.32
    Media URN:
    73235
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:38:00 / 01:39:18:00
    Canister:
    35/18 / UNI GAZ ROLL 18

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