• Short Summary

    Avalanche kills twelve people in Airolo in South Switzerland.

  • Description

    Airolo, Switzerland.

    GV. Pan, aftermath of avalanche in Airolo, South Switzerland. SV. Bellinzona signpost. SV. Top view, people working in deep snow, pan to party digging out house. SV. Party clearing snow. MV. Men pushing snow and rubble from rooftop, pan down with rubble as it falls. CU. Old woman being assisted over snow. LV. Pan, rescue parties at work. SV. Body being carried away. LV. Between a pile of snow and wall of house. SV. Part of collapsed building under snow, pan to stretcher party carrying away body. SV. Collapsed building. CU. Man removing snow from roof, pan down to boy digging in snow, & SV. SV. Through piles of snow, horse and sleigh passing. Top view, stretcher party carrying away body, pan up to general view.

    (Dupe.Neg.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1439.22
    Media URN:
    46947
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:45:00 / 01:30:46:00
    Canister:
    51/15

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