• Short Summary

    1952 Winter Olympic Games in Oslo, Norway, Skiing, bobsleigh and skating action

  • Description

    Graphic reading 'Altwegg wins Olympic title', and high angle of the men's slalom skiing final. Close up skier starting his run, and Zeno Colo skiing down the hill. Spectator reading programme, and Austria's Hans Senger missing a gate and having to run back up the hill to get back on track. Spectators watching, as Austria's Toni Spi? skis down the hill, before falling and sliding down the slope. Close up of USA's four man bobsleigh team starting their run, and Germany's team on their run down the course. Spectators watching on, and various shots of Germany on the course before skidding to halt in the snow. German bobsleigher with snow on his back, then close up of him being told off by a team mate, who looks annoyed and pokes his finger at him.
    Wide angle of ice skating rink with Olympic flame burning in foreground, then action from the women's individual figure skating. Great Britain's Jeannette Altwegg performing spins on the ice, then smiling spectators. Altwegg receiving her gold medal on the podium, with USA's Tenley Albright taking the silver, and France's Jacqueline du Bief the bronze, as the flashbulbs flash. Group of photographers taking photographs, then wider shot of medal ceremony with Altwegg receiving a handshake from du Bief.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:01:51 / 10:03:25

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