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St. Moritz (1956)

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Published on Apr 13, 2014

Various beautiful aerial shots of the Swiss Alps, taken from an aeroplane. L/S from solid ground of the mountains with fir trees in the foreground; M/S of snow covered buildings in St Moritz, with mountains seen in the background and some large icicles hanging down in the foreground. M/Ss of snow and icicle covered roofs.



M/Ss of a snow plough at work; men clearing snow with huge shovels; people clearing snow from a large outdoor ice-rink with large brushes and brooms; a covered jeep pulling a snow plough through the town. M/Ss of two men pushing a sledge piled high with boxes of vegetables and fruit in wooden crates along the snow covered street; a postman pulls his sledge full of parcels and letters along.




M/S of a man setting up sun-loungers by the side of the ice-rink; M/S of the ice-rink before a large hotel, The Suvretta House; a few people are seen skating and practising turns. M/S of some people lying on the sun-loungers, wrapped in thick blankets. M/S of a girl, Marion Davies, figure skating on the ice in a blue and diamante-studded skating costume; she glides about gracefully and does some fast spins; C/Us of some of the spectators.



M/Ss of fir trees in the Swiss countryside; snow covered hills; some men starting off a toboggan; one of them leaps in to join the three riders and they speed off. We see the toboggan zipping along at a tremendous speed as people watch it go by.




L/S of the Alps taken from the side of a mountain; M/Ss of people skiing down the mountain; L/S of a large hotel at the foot of the mountain as we see children coming up on the ski lift. M/S of a small child trying to ski between two poles and falling over. M/Ss of a boy pulling two children along on a small sledge; a crowd of children with satchels on their backs running into school; a small boy drops his sleigh by the door and runs in.

Note: print is badly scratched - neg is missing. There is a leaflet, 'Holidays in Switzerland' on file.
FILM ID:39.07

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