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    Royal family watching ski jumping competition in Oslo, Norway.

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    Oslo, Norway.

    Various shots of the skiing competition on the Homemkollen run in Oslo and the crowds watching. Some competitors fall quite badly at the end of the run. Top shot showing mass crowds gathered around to watch the competition. Close up shot of a man blowing a trumpet. Woman selling drinks to spectators. Crowd arriving and climbing a slope, many fall down on icy surface and are helped by others to get up. Women showing tea and sausages to the people. More shots of the crowds and the competition. Several shots of the members of the royal family walking slowly through snow and climbing the stairs to take their places at royal dais. Several shots of the royal family on dais watching the competition. More shots of the competition and crowd watching.

    Date found in the old record 18/03/1946.

    Cataloguer's note - Names of the members of royal family attending the competition are, according to old records, Crown Prince Olav, Princess Martha, Prince Harald and Princess Astrid. There is no mention of King Haakon of Norway, although this cataloguer believes that he is also present.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:22:00 / 01:42:51:00
    UN 1393 C

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