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    Wales stranded on French beach and skiing in Austria and Czechoslovakia.

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    Full title reads: "Cineviews in Brief".

    Whale stranded on beach in France and skiing in Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic) and Tirol (Tyrol), Austria.

    Various shots of group of people on beach on the Gironde (near Bordeaux). They are gathered around decaying carcass of small beached whale.

    L/S of people having a snowball fight in Tyrol. Various shots of man working on giant snow sculpture of a head. Various shots of giant snow sculpture of a rabbit. Various shots of branches covered in snow.

    L/S of people boarding a train at Prague station (good view of large Prague sign in Cyrillic). Many people carry skis. We them wave from carriage window as train departs. Interior. Various shots of people dancing in a moving carriage that has been converted into a mobile dance hall.

    L/S of mountain village (Austria again). M/S of cable car going down mountain. Various shots of skiers getting out of cable cars and walking to top of run. Shots of ski instructor and ski pupils doing warm up exercises on mountain top. A St. Bernard dog watches them. Various shots of skiers speeding down mountain side, the dog chases them some of the way.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:45:00 / 01:47:08:00
    PT 361

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