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Skill on the Slopes

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1704
Date Released
29 Jan 1962
Date submitted
25 Jan 1962
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Varsity Crews Prepare
  2. 2Monte Carlo - The Final Stage
  3. 3Skill on the Slopes
  4. 4A Home by the Sea
  5. 5Atom Power to the Arctic
  6. 6In Father’s Footsteps
  7. 7Are Chimps Chumps?

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 7
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Skill on the Slopes. DESCRIPTION: Somebody in America thought up this way of learning an outdoor sport indoors. It’s the Ski-Dek, an incline with a rapidly moving surface. It travels uphill, giving beginners the feeling of travelling downhill. Over in Germany, the British four-man bob-team is seen during trials for the world bobsleigh championships. Some fast times were returned over this run at Garmisch-Partenkirchen. SHOTLIST: Key scene. MS group on Ski-Dek. MS ditto. MS ditto. MS spectators. MS 3 skiers. MS ditto. Back shot. Woman doing the twist. MS same woman. MS British bob team pushes off. MS British team at speed. (3 shots) various teams. MLS bobsleigh nearly turns over. MLS bobsleigh crashes. Bobsleigh past cameraman. Fall off.
Keywords
Sport; Winter sports; Newsreels
Locations
United States of America; Germany
Footage sources
United States of America
Germany
Card file number
83784
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
92
Story extras:

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