• Short Summary

    Alsatian dogs are being trained to rescue people in the snows of the Swiss Alps.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Alsatians Rule Swiss Alps".

    Bernese Oberland, Switzerland.

    LV Trainers leading trainee rescue dogs to training ground in the mountains. SV Towards dogs being led by trainers. CU Chief trainer pointing. MV Owner leading appointed dog towards. SV Man preparing to be buried in snow climbs into niche SV Men filling in hole. SV Man lying in hole. Snow pouring about him. SV Trainer looses dog. Pan as dog runs up hill. LV Dog smelling around in snow. CU. Trainer whistling and giving directions to dog. MV. Dog sniffing around in snow. He finds man in hole. CU Dog scraping snow away from hole. SV Back view dog scraping snow from hole. CU Dog reaches man who crawls through hole. SV Other dogs waiting turn for training. SV Trainers and rescued man petting dog.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1446.01
    Media URN:
    47290
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:30:00 / 01:01:31:00
    Canister:
    50/2

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