• Short Summary

    Men's Downhill skiing competition from Bad Gastein, Germany.

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    Full title reads: "World Alpine Championships".

    Bad Gastein, Germany. Men's Downhill skiing competition.

    GV Town of Bad Gastein. GV Panning shot showing massed crowds making their way up to the ski run. LV Panning shot of one of the competitors coming fast down the slope. SV Pan another man flying through the air as he shoots over a hump. SV Panning shot of same.

    SV Pan Bud Werner leaving the start and going away down hill. LV Pan Werner coming down slope, he trips and crashes headlong down the run turning over and over as he goes. He loses one of his skis and then manages to get on his feet but almost immediately crashes to the ground again. CU Girl looking through binoculars. GV Werner skiing slowly towards the finish on one ski only. CU Bud Werner looking very disappointed. SV Girl weeping on Werner's shoulder at his misfortune.

    LV Panning shot of Igaya Chiharu of Japan coming fast down the slope and approaching the finish. LV Chiharu approaches the finish and turns sideways to stop in front of the crowd. CU Igaya Chiharu after his run.

    LV Panning shot of Roger Staub of Switzerland coming fast down the slope. CU Photographers. SV shot of a skier crashing down the slope on his back and turning over.

    SV Pan Anton (Toni) Sailer of Austria leaving the start and going away down slope. SV Sailer flying through the air as he comes over a hump and on away down the slope. LV Pan Sailer coming down slope towards the finish. LV Pan Sailer approaching the finish, he turns sideways to stop showering snow over the crowd. SV Crowd at the finish. SV Toni Sailer being congratulated by Bud Werner the man who has a fall.
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:13:00 / 01:08:33:00

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