• Short Summary

    1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, Four man bobsleigh action

  • Description

    Close ups of various teams starting their run in the men's fours bobsleigh event. Shots of teams as they travel around the course, and slide to a halt at the end. Nice mid shot of the Switzerland team, who won the gold medal, smiling for the camera. The Italian team slide over the line, and disembark, as spectators watch on. Close up of sign on course, and more shots of teams travelling down course. Mid shot of team posing for camera, and mid shot of the USA team, who won the bronze medal, not looking too happy. More teams slide to a halt, and mid shot Italy team standing and waiting for results. Italy team head slowly back down the course, and mid shot of flags flying, with mountains in background.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    No Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:09:32 / 10:13:27

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