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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of skiers and ice skaters in Switzerland.

  • Description

    Switzerland.

    Two shots of girl skiers illustrate cause and effect. They set off on skis, we then see them sitting on their backsides in the snow pretending to have fallen over. A girl skis towards the camera. "Snow pies are more fashionable in Switzerland than sand ones." M/S of child lying on the sand building a snow pie.

    "Their Graces - the Skaters." L/S of figure skaters on an outside skating rink. Slow motion footage of some ice dancing. "Steps as light as the breeze - (and as variable)." Another couple skate together on a smaller rink. A couple skates towards the camera at speed.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 549.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    950.17
    Media URN:
    16866
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:53:00 / 01:35:33:00
    Canister:
    EP 227

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