• Short Summary

    Sonja Henie shows off her latest routine

  • Description

    Graphic reading 'Mistress of the ice ?Sonja Henie ? The world famous champion skater'. Graphic reading 'Wordsworth must have anticipated Sonja Henie when he penned the words ? 'She was a phantom of delight, when first she gleamed upon my sight''. Mid shot of Sonja Henie and man on ice, he says 'It gives me much pleasure to introduce Miss Sonja Henie, present Olympic champion, five times the World Amateur lady skater'. Various shots of Sonja Henie performing her figure skating routine, including shots of spectators watching on. Graphic reading 'A sliding, gliding expert like Miss Henie would take the winter out of any discontent over ice and icy weather'. More shots of Sonja's routine, including close up of the band playing the music.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    201206.272
    Media URN:
    101271
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:03:33 / 10:05:40
    Canister:

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