• Short Summary

    Top honours in the downhill ski race at Aare, Sweden, go to Austrian Christian Pravda.

  • Description

    Aare, Sweden.

    GV skiing slopes. LV man skiing downhill and taking over hump. SV pan, Martin Strolz, Austrian champion, starting run. Pan to back view. LV towards, Strolz leaping over hump, pan to back view - second fastest time. LV Molterer, another Austrian, skiing towards. He takes hump, falls on landing. SV Stein Ericksen, Norwegian, starting run pan to back view. LV towards, Stein ploughs into bank, retains balance and carries on, takes hump. CU Martin Stoltz watching. SV Christian Pravda, Austrian, starting run. Pravda towards, takes hump, pan to back view as he speeds downhill. SV Pravda urging himself forward over line. CU Pravda picking up skis and congratulates. He is a new Champion in downhill skiing.

    (F.G.) (Orig.C.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    146.30
    Media URN:
    29279
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:04:00 / 01:41:21:00
    Canister:
    54/22

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