Material relating to the newsreel story "Skating Marathon" 56/15
Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Skating Marathon" 56/15
Identical material to the original pictures but mute. There is a title scene but no titles.
Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands / Holland, Bavaria, Germany & England
LV. Night. Skaters running along to get their skates put on (title super over) GV. They Sit down and start to put on their skates. SCU. Skaters sitting down putting on skates. SCU. Crowd. LV. Skaters just starting race. Heavy snow falling. LV. Skaters up and past camera. LV. (Day) Skaters coming towards and past. SCU. Spectators, panning to skaters, coming up to section that is laid with straw. SCU. Skaters walking over straw, camera panning with them. SCU. Skaters just coming off the straw patch continuing away from camera, race, (eight skaters). SCU. Young boys watching, one pointing. LV. Skaters going along (only six can be seen). SCU. Skaters (five seen). LV. Crowd. GV. Skaters just coming in to check point. CU. Skater at checking point. Having grease wiped on his face. On his hat is the word 'Bianchi'. SCU. Skaters just setting off again from checking point. The numbers are 280 and 262. LV. No. 280 Van Den Berg who won the last race held in 1954 towards camera and past. TV. Line of spectators. The skaters going down the middle. Nos. 262 and 298 among them. LV. Rows of Spectators. (2 shots). LV. Five skaters just coming into finish. Waving hands. Go under finishing tapes.
(Lav. & Orig.Neg.) (Holland - Orig.C.) (Bavaria - Orig.B.) (England - Title G.)