• Short Summary

    Skiers race downhill course in Chamonix - Won by Desire Lacroix.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Chamonix. French Ski Championships". France.

    LV Downhill skiing run course, a skier under way.

    LV Towards and pan skier making descent.

    GV Skiers around start mark. No 3 starting off, pan as he descends mountainside.

    LV Pan skier under way. LV Towards and pan skier under way, disappears over hillock.

    GV Run, skier under way. Has spill and slides down on back. SV Pan No 16, Desire Lacroix, winner, starting.

    LV Pan No 16 under way, disappears out of screen. LV No 34 towards and pan, has spill.

    LV Towards and pan No 36 falls. LV Pan No 33 under way.

    LV Towards and pan No 35 under way, rocks and loses balance. Gets up and continues.

    LV Towards and pan No 39 under way. LV Towards and pan No 42 under way, falls.

    LV Towards and pan No 8 falls.

    LV Towards and pan skier descends slope, falls gets up and continues (No 9).

    LV Towards and pan No 16 - winner - making final run in to finish.

    CU No 16, Desire Lacroix.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1403.31
    Media URN:
    45671
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:19:00 / 01:54:53:00
    Canister:
    49/9

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