• Short Summary

    A huge ski-jump is built in Wembley Stadium for an international ski-jumping display.

  • Description

    Wembley Stadium, London.

    L/S of a huge ski-jump being built for an international ski-jumping display. Various shots of men working on the construction; hammering nails and running up the jump with lengths of wood.

    Other men are seen pulling large blocks of ice over to 'slinger' machine that makes snow out of ice; various shots as chunks of ice are fed in and 'minced'; white ice powder comes out of a tube at the other end. L/S of the ski-jump as the workers lay straw over the centre of it as a lining for the straw.

    M/S and C/Us of a trio of Swiss horn-blowers, playing very long horns (natural sound) and wearing traditional Swiss costume; three other Swiss men in costume practise flag-throwing with Swiss flags.

    M/Ss on the ski-jump as ice is shovelled out of a large wheelbarrow and raked over the straw. M/S of the Swedish national flag flying.

    Various shots of men coming down over the ski-jump.

    Note: print used for telecine transfer is quite badly scratched; neg is incomplete. On file is a programme from the International Ski Jumping Display.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:32:00 / 01:03:13:00
    CP 342

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