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  • Short Summary

    Footage of a rescue in the snow by the monks and dogs of the Hospice of St. Bernard. Switzerland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - FAMED IN SONG AND STORY Pathe cameraman makes perilous ascent to Hospice of St. Bernard (8111 feet up in the Alps) to obtain these graphic pictures of world famous monks and their equally famous dogs. Switzerland.

    L/S as the monks ski down a hill. Various shots of the hospice as they approach it. M/S as the monks ski down in their robes and the dogs run about. M/S of a man lying in the snow, two St. Bernards sniff round him. M/S of one dog barking to get help, the monks approach. M/S as they tend to the man.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    774.04
    Media URN:
    35524
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/01/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:30:00 / 01:04:48:00
    Canister:
    G 1570

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