• Short Summary

    Men explore the area around the hospice of St Bernard at Menthon in France.

  • Description

    Titles read: "The Home of St. Bernard. An Alps Cameo. Nearly a thousand years ago the good St. Bernard of Menthon founded the great hospice which bears his name. Come with the "Pathetone" man to the famous Pass - eight thousand feet into the sky."

    Menthon, France.

    Various shots of the beautiful mountainous and snow-covered countryside around Menthon. We then see several men walking up the mountains and exploring the area around the St Bernard Hospice; there is a statue of St Bernard on a plinth in the snow. St Bernard dogs are fed outside one of the buildings. At night we see the men running about on skis and carrying flares.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1070.14
    Media URN:
    37390
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:43:00 / 01:25:56:00
    Canister:
    PT 150

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