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  • Short Summary

    The bodies of two climbers are recovered from Mont Blanc.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    The bodies of marooned climbers Jean Vincendon and Francois Henry are recovered from Mont Blanc.

    Various shots of men getting into cable cars. Various shots of the men arriving at Vallot. Various shots as they walk in the snow, some with their skis on. High angle shots of the mountains.

    Various shots of people talking, including Colonel Nollet and Commandant Le Gall. MS as man looks through binoculars. MS men sat in helicopter. MS's helicopter taking off and in flight over mountains. CU man looking through binoculars. LS helicopter flying near houses. MS as it lands and men get out.

    MS man walking towards helicopter and climbing in. MS helicopter taking off. Various shots of parents and relatives awaiting the return of the bodies. Various shots helicopters arriving, the bodies are taken out and put into waiting ambulance which drives off.

    Warning: this item contains images which some people may find distressing.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:09:00 / 02:02:31:00
    UN 2940 E

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