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  • Short Summary

    Lieutenant Colonel Hutchinson leads British Boy Scouts up Breithorn mountain in Switzerland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - British Boy Scouts led by Lieutenant Colonel Hutchinson, D.S.O. - successfully make perilous ascent of the Breithorn (13,685 feet). Switzerland.

    L/S as the boys set off with their equipment, L/S of the mountains with chalets nestling below. L/S as they make their way between the trees and line up. M/S as they walk up the hill with kit on their back, the valley is far below. M/S of the town below. M/S of snow covered mountains from various angles, the camera pans across them. M/S as they make their way through the snow holding onto a rope between them, the Colonel in out in front. L/S of the mountain tip. M/S as they walk onwards and upwards. M/S of three boys sat down in the snow leaning on their packs, one boy has a drink out of a bottle and passes it on, they rub their hands to keep warm.

    M/S of the boys getting off the train with their stuff. Various shots of mountains and snow. Various shots of the boys walking along in the snow using sticks and holding the rope between them.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:12:39 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:25:00 / 01:13:46:00
    G 1217

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