• Short Summary

    1948 Winter Olympics in St Moritz, Switzerland, Opening ceremony and ice hockey action

  • Description

    High wide shots of ice rink with surrounded by mountains, and various shots of spectators watching on. Flags flying, and flags being held during opening ceremony. More spectators, and Swiss flag bearer marching during opening ceremony. Pan from mountain down to opening ceremony. Mid shot picturesque building on snowy mountain side, and high angle of teams marching in ceremony. High angle of press gathered around Bibi Torriani as he takes the Olympic oath. Various teams march past, including USA, South Korea, and France.
    Various shots of action from men's ice hockey match, with players playing outdoors, to a small crowd, with no helmets on. Various shots of spectators watching on, and close up of Olympic flame burning, with mountains in the background.
    Various close ups of a man raising the Olympic flag at different speeds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    No Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:00:00 / 10:04:42

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