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    Clear-up in France after fatal ski lift accident

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    Pyrenees, France

    GV's of torn rails. GV's of Luchon. Shots of the two cars broken down and lying on their sides on the mountainside. The ripped off rails where the first car plunged down the ravine. Rescue workers taking out skis and luggage from broken cars pan to first car lying deep in the ravine. (F.G.)

    Cataloguers note: The accident was of some magnitude, killing nine people and leaving fourteen others in a critical condition. A mountain cog railway train packed with 250 people collapsed, due to a failing of the brakes.

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    Film ID:
    2777.14
    Media URN:
    81649
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:05:00 / 01:30:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 2597 C

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