• Short Summary

    The woodchoppers meet in Innsbruck to celebrate national "Day of the Woods" with contests.

  • Description

    Innsbruck, Austria.

    CU. Bearded man. CU. Woodcutters lifting and examining saws, & SV. CU. Man watching. CU. Another man watching. SV. Contestants sharpening and setting saws, & CU. CU. Another angle shot, pan up to contestants. CU. Bearded long haired man. SV. Contestants lined up, pan as they race over and commence sawing. SCU. Sawing, & CU. CU. Man beating time. SCU. Man lifting hat as pace warms up. SV. Montage of quick sawing until winner cuts through log. CU. Men in crowd smiling approval. SCU. Contestants picking up axe. CU. Man watching. CU. Edge being put onto axe. CU. Small coin on piece of paper being placed on log. CU. Man swinging axe. CU. Axe splitting coin. CU. Man swinging axe. CU. Another man swinging axe. CU. Axe being withdrawn showing coin cut. CU. Man picking up axe. SCU. Axe cutting coin. CU. Axe being removed. CU. Man. CU. Split coin in winner's hand, pan up to winner.

    (Lav.) (Orig "B")

    Note: Amazing faces - great item!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    521.19
    Media URN:
    30705
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:20:00 / 01:30:33:00
    Canister:
    55/35

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