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    World ice skating championship in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy.

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    Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy.

    Various shots of the men taking part in freestyle figure ice skating competition - open air ice rink with famous Glass Mountain in background. A couple of slips are seen because of the bad gripping skates on the ice. MS. Swedish woman champion being interviewed on the ice - no sound. Various shots of the people arriving in the night to watch the championship, they are well prepared, some carry blankets. Various shots of pair skating in the couples event. Various shots of the winners of the men's section are presented with their medals. The winner is Donald McPherson of Canada. Various shots of the couples practising during the day on the ice. Various shots of the interview with the Swiss team trainer - no sound. Various shots of woman figure skating competition. The judges flocking onto the ice to as to inspect her attempt. Various shots of the ice rink with the famous Glass Mountain in background.


    Date found in the old record - 23/02/1963.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:24:00 / 01:32:25:00
    UN 3725 A

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