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    Laveno, Switzerland.

    LS. Pan along Lake Maggiore. LS. Sanctuary of St. Katherine of the Stone. MS. Sanctuary of St. Katherine. MS. Pan from Lake to Sanctuary. MS. Sanctuary of St. Katherine. LS. Elevated - Sanctuary from the lake. LS. From Sanctuary, looking over the lake. MS. Archway of Sanctuary with Lake in background. SCU. Iron gate. MS. Wooden steps leading up to the Sanctuary doorway with lake in the background. MS. Girl from Sanctuary drawing water. MS. Water being pulled up. MS. Monk walking along escapement overlooking the lake. MS. Stone, after which the Sanctuary is named. MS. Sanctuary Chapel showing 14th Century paintings. CU. The 14th Century paintings LS. Crucifix. MS. Girl washing clothes at the end of the day, judging by the reflected sunset in the water. MS. Elevated - old woman washing by the side of lake. MS. Man fishing from a rowing boat. LS. Sunset reflected in the lake.

    (Mute B/W)

    Date found in the old record - 10/03/1949.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:34:00 / 01:50:45:00
    UN 2074 H
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    UN 2974 H
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    Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    Switzerland in the 1940s Switzerland
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  1. jamied says

    "LS. Sanctuary of St. Katherine of the Stone. " - the building is known in Italy as the hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso.

    The clip's location is given in the shots list as "Laveno, Switzerland", however the building's own website gives the location as Leggiuno Varese, Italy.

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