• Short Summary

    1964 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria, Men's downhill skiing action

  • Description

    Graphic reading 'Innsbruck Winter Olympics', and wide angle of Innsbruck mountain with the men's downhill skiing competition taking place. USA's Chuck Ferries starting his run down the mountain, and various shots of him as he goes. Various shots of Austria's Karl Schranz skiing down the mountain, and tight shot of Jeremy Bujakowski taking a painful looking fall and sliding to a halt close to the camera. Close up spectator watching through binoculars, then Switzerland's Jos Minsch skiing down the mountain. Close up of skier taking painful looking fall. Mid shot France's Leo Lacroix skiing down the mountain, and crossing the finish line to take the silver medal. Close up Lacroix giving an interview to a reporter. Various shots of Austria's Egon Zimmermann skiing down the mountain, and crossing the line to win the gold medal. Close up female spectator, and mid shot of Zimmermann talking, holding his skis.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:00:00 / 10:01:10

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The event took place on 30 January 1964.

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