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  • Short Summary

    Huge avalanches block routes through Switzerland

  • Description

    Brigue, Switzerland

    Airfield in Brigue from where helicopters takeoff and land. Passenger with luggage and dog, before taking off. V Famous Swiss high mountain specialist, pilot Bauer. Takeoff, views above Rhine River Valley. AV's of one of the avalanches blocking the railroad. Landing at Zermatt, the glacier pilot specialist Herman Geiger, helping in rescue of stranded people. New passengers boarding helicopter, take- off flight. Pipercub takes off. Shots of Zermatt railroad station blocked by snow, tunnel being emptied, which is full of snow from a recent avalanche. Helicopter taking off (Dupe Neg.)

    Note: Some beautiful shots off the Swiss Alps and buildings caked in snow

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2670.19
    Media URN:
    79395
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:27:00 / 01:50:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 2717 G

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