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  • Short Summary

    The Cresta Run at St. Moritz sees exciting action, while people of Buxton in Derbyshire sledge in the fresh snow.

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    Item title reads - Winter Sports begin now eagerly awaited snow has fallen at St. Moritz - the world's winter playground! Switzerland.

    L/S of the snow falling hard, a tractor with sweeper on the front smoothes it out. Various shots as diggers and sweepers smooth the snow out.

    Intertitle - ' - practice runs have already commenced on the famous Cresta Run.'

    Various good shots of the Cresta Run, people lay on their stomachs and slide down on sledges.

    Intertitle - ' - our own Buxton (Derbyshire) now snowclad - is a "St. Moritz in miniature", even if the big thrills are missing!'

    L/S of the fields in Buxton with people sledging down the hill, various shots as they pull them to the top then slide down. M/S of a man walking sideways on his skis. M/S of lots of people piled on one sledge, they fall off at the bottom.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:45:00 / 01:56:41:00
    G 1569

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