• Short Summary

    Italians Eugenio Monti and Renzo Alvery win the world championship bob sleigh title. Cortina.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Italy keeps 'bob' title.

    Italians retain the world championship bob sleigh title. Cortina, Italy.

    L/S picturesque slopes of Cortina with mountain in background. M/S as barrier at start of the bob sleigh run is raised. M/S of sleigh being pushed by brake man who jumps on as it goes past camera. M/S as another sleigh starts off down the run. M/S U.S.A.F. (United States Air Force) team taking a banked bend coming towards camera, various shots as they take a right hand bend Various shots of the teams speeding around the bends of the course. M/S of the German second team going past the camera on a bend. M/S Polish team coming towards camera. Various shots of Italian team of Eugenio Monti and Renzo Alvery speeding around the course followed by Germans Franz Schelle and Otto Gabl. M/S of the German first team coming down to take another bend. M/S of girls watching them go by. M/S German first team who finished second. M/S Italian second team coming right round bend. M/S as Italians win. M/S of the two men in their sleigh.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:02:00 / 01:17:10:00

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