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    Item about how people in mountain areas seem to live for a long time.

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    Unissued / Unused material -

    Item about how people in mountain areas seem to live for a long time.

    Bessans, France.

    LS Snow covered mountain village street with some old people in black walking along. CU Sign of name of village "Bessans", in French Alps. VS In room of bar people are gathered for birthday celebrations of Mrs Marianne Boniface, who is 100 years old. Going round the room we see faces of other aged wrinkled men and women who live in the village. VS Around village with the aged people all over 80 doing their usual daily jobs and pastimes, ie fishing, blacksmithing, spinning, and wood sawing. Old people walking to church.

    India.

    GV Mountain area in Himalayas. SV Two women working in field, barley harvesting. VS Old men between 95 and 109 playing volleyball in Himalayan village.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 16/12/1963.

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    Film ID:
    3094.18
    Media URN:
    87490
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:16:00 / 01:56:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 3842 C

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