• Short Summary

    Climbers carry a Pathe flag to the top of Japan's sacred mountain - Fujiama.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Japan. 'Pathe' Rooster on top of the World! Daring cameramen scale 12,425 feet up icy peaks of Fujiama, Japan's highest mountain."

    Japan.

    LS of Mount Fujiama. Both the mountain and the foreground are covered in snow.

    Various shots of mountaineers climbing the snowy mountain. Shots of the climbers as they prepare a shelter in the snow. More shots of climbers.

    Shots from mountain over land below.

    Climbers stop to pray at a shrine on the mountain.

    More shots of the climbers ascending the peak. When they reach the top they unfurl a flag and plant it in the snow. The logo of the Pathe rooster is on the flag and according to the voiceover the slogan in Japanese reads 'Pathe is on top of the world'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    877.27
    Media URN:
    12888
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:54:00 / 01:39:21:00
    Canister:
    31/100

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