• Short Summary

    The American team win bobsleigh race in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    International bobsleigh races won by US

    Cortina d'Ampezzo in the Dolomites, Italy.

    Various shots pan over terrain in which races are held. MS flags of nations taking part. MS the Swiss team starting off. MS's the Swiss team negotiating bends. MS the American team starting off. Various shots as they go round course and finish. MS's the French team taking bends. LS as they crash on one of the high-banked curves. MS ambulance man dragging stretcher on ski runners to the scene. CU the front of the French sled showing name - 'France II' CU injured French driver being carried away. Various shots Italian team setting off and negotiating bends. MS onlookers. MS the Austrian team on the course, they crash. MS two men of the team picking themselves up, unhurt.

    MS President of the Bobsled Federation and the captain of the American team congratulating the Swiss winner. CU the two members of the Swiss team shaking hands. MS flags of the nations taking part. CU scoreboard. CU US team getting ready to start. Various shots as they race round the course. Various shots Swiss team on course. Various shots Italian team on course. Various shots of track as seen from sled. CU men on sled as it comes towards camera. CU ground skimming past. Various shots Italian team in action.

    CU Norwegian team pushing off. MS as they negotiate bend then crash and members fall in heap. MS's three are uninjured but fourth is helped out. CU as one has helmet adjusted. MS injured member being carried away on stretcher. CU as another receives first aid treatment for cut on nose. MS injured man being towed away on stretcher. LS pan from onlookers to sled going round course. MS American team finishing the run. MS onlookers. MS captain of the US team receiving trophy and congratulations from President of the Winter Sports Italian Federation. CU winner being congratulated. CU pan of the winning team, holding trophies. CU scoreboard giving results.

    Cataloguer's note: Italian commentary.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:40:00 / 01:42:14:00
    UN 2230 A

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