• Short Summary

    Visitors to the Austrian Tyrol take a tour of the salt mines, where they have to dress in traditional mining costume.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Salt of the earth!

    Tyrol, Austria.

    Very picturesque L/S of the town of Hall in the Austrian Tyrol, with mountains behind. M/S of visitors collecting their miner's costumes before they go down into the salt mines, they walk through with them on, they include hats which look like crowns.

    Various shots as they ride through on the train. M/S as they slide down the chute to the lower levels in groups of five, everyone waves as they arrive at the bottom, and they laugh.

    Various shots of the men mining the rock salt and carrying it out, M/S of the visitors waving as the train drives through.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1126.20
    Media URN:
    39211
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:26:00 / 01:40:33:00
    Canister:
    PT 303

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