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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of a helicopter landing on Mont Blanc with good views of snow-covered mountainsides and peaks.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    France

    CU Gyro revolving. LS Wind or snow blowing over peaks. MS Bell 47 Type G2 helicopter equipped with an American Lycoming engine taking off from Chambery for a tentative world record-breaking high mountain landing. LS Helicopter over French Alps. Good aerial shots of mountain peaks. Aerial views of snow covered peaks. LS Helicopter landing on Mont Blanc. CU Pilot, Jean Moine, French pilot. LS View from top of Mont Blanc.

    Note: "Date received" on original record reads: 01/06/1955. It is unclear whether the actual filmed landing was their first landing at Refuge du Gouter about half way up or the final landing at 4,807 metres.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2684.08
    Media URN:
    79635
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:47:00 / 01:13:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 2742 E

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