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    Skiers in Switzerland from Cambridge and Oxford Universities.

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    Wengen, Switzerland.

    Title: "NOT ENOUGH SNOW YET! Oxford & Cambridge Varsity Sky [Ski?] Club have to go 4,500 feet up to get practice".

    The Oxford and Cambridge University ski club in action.

    Scenic L/S of a chalet and the base of a snowy mountain, a line of cross country skiers come towards the camera, several fall over and struggle to get up again. M/S of group of skiers walking (with their skis on past the train station). Panning shot along a row of skiers with a scenic view of snow capped mountain peaks in the background.

    M/S of two skiers coming down a slope. M/S of a skier coming towards the camera, he does a little jump to get over a snow drift. L/S, looking up a slope, the row of skiers come down the slope, at first one at a time, then all together.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    366.24
    Media URN:
    24769
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:43:00 / 01:41:10:00
    Canister:
    G 1149

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