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    1928 Winter Olympic Games in St Moritz, skiing and figure skating medals decided

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    Slate reading 'St Moritz ? Olympic Winter Games ? Sweden has first three men home, easily winning skiing marathon, nearly 32 miles over hill and dale!'. Skiers at the start of the 50km cross-country skiing race at St Moritz, then various close ups skiers starting the race. Various shots skiers out on the course, working hard in heavy snow. Various athletes finishing the race,
    Slate reading 'Wonderful figure skating by world's best experts'. Nice shots of Austria's Willy Bockl, who won the silver medal in the men's single figure skating, performing tricks and turns on the ice, watched closely by a group of judges. Norway's Sonja Henie, who won the gold in the women's single figure skating, performing twists and turns. Austria's Fritzi Burger, who won the women's silver medal, also performing turns. Another skater, probably bronze medal winner Beatrix Loughran from USA, performing impressive spins.

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:03:18 / 10:05:24

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