• Short Summary

    Fun ski obstacle course, woodmen collecting timber and wild ducks - all in the Alps.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cineviews in Brief".

    The Alps, somewhere in Central Europe - probably Austria or Switzerland. Exact location of events unknown.

    M/S of row of men on skis, all wear long false beards and quirky fancy dress. C/U of one of the men - he parts his beard to reveal a girl hiding underneath. Various shots of fun obstacle course on skis. M/S of man walking along ladder in skis. Various shots of bearded skiers skiing under snow arches and wooden hurdles. M/S of bearded skier passing crowd - he holds an old umbrella instead of a ski stick. Various shots of bearded skiers deliberately falling over.

    Various shots of woodmen carrying sledges on backs up mountain side. They are collecting timber felled in Autumn. M/S of men chopping up logs. The logs are attached to sledges. Various shots of woodmen riding sledges down mountain. Some good views of Alpine scenery. L/S of woodmen unloading timber.

    Scenic L/S of lakes and mountains. Various shots of wild ducks swimming on half-frozen lake. M/S of little girl with basket standing on ice. More shots of ducks. Various picturesque shots of lakes and mountains at sunset.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:23:00 / 01:46:08:00
    PT 369

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