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Saint Moritz Switzerland 1948 stock footage and images

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People gather to watch the Winter Olympic games held in Saint Moritz, Switzerland.

The opening of the winter Olympic games held in Saint Moritz, Switzerland. U.S. flag flies atop a flag pole. A large crowd gathers to watch the games. Teams march on the Olympic ground. The hockey match in progress. People watch the match. Olympic flame blazes.

Date: 1948, February 2
Duration: 1 min 23 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
People watch ice hockey match and figure skating during the Winter Olympic games held in Saint Moritz, Switzerland.

The Winter Olympic games held in Saint Moritz, Switzerland. A large crowd gathers to watch the games. The ice hockey match in progress. People watch the match. The figure skating championship. A man watches the match through binoculars. A man and woman perform figure skating. People hold flags.

Date: 1948, February 16
Duration: 2 min 21 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The U.S. and Switzerland compete in the first hockey match of the 1948 Winter Olympics

The U.S. and Swiss hockey teams line up and salute each other with their hockey sticks at the start of the first ice hockey game of the 1948 Winter Olympics, in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The game commences and camera catches much of the skating and scoring activity. At one point, the beautiful mountains and Olympic buildings can be seen in the background. (The game was won by Switzerland, 5 to 4.)

Date: 1948, January 30
Duration: 1 min 12 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland

People gather to watch the 1948 Winter Olympics, officially known as the V Olympic Winter Games. Snow covered peaks in the background. Olympians march into the on the snow covered grounds. Representatives stand with their flags from different countries. Women contestants in their team winter costumes.

Date: 1948
Duration: 1 min 30 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Renewed tourism in Western Europe five years after World War II

Transworld Airways Lockheed Constellation airliner arriving from New York City and Shannon,Ireland. It taxis to parking ramp at Orly Airport, Paris, France. Closeup of another airliner shutting down on the ramp. Passengers walk across the ramp and under the tail of an Air France plane, on their way to the terminal building. They are greeted by a band of men in red huntsmen uniforms playing hunting horns. A railroad train in a picturesque setting. Patrons relaxing on a cafe terrace, at an Italian train station, as an electrified train pulls in. An excursion boat draws near to Chillon Castle On Lake Geneva Switzerland. More views of the castle, from its footpath. Ancient Greek ruins near the Mediterranean Sea. Saint Mark’s Basilica on St. Mark’s Square in the city of Venice, Italy. Many visitors walking in the square, and a flock of pigeons taking flight. The Palace of Versailles, viewed from behind statues in the garden. Chartes Cathedral, Chartres, France. St Peter's Basilica, Rome, Italy. Views of Copenhagen, Denmark, including the Little Mermaid statue. A man rowing a boat on a lake in the Alps Mountains. Snow-covered mountains. Trains running in the mountains. Border guards of Italy and Switzerland on their respective sides of their mutual border at a train station. A train transiting the border. A volkswagen car and other vehicles being processed at a German border crossing.

Date: 1950
Duration: 3 min 14 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Transportation progress in Europe during the nineteenth century and into middle of 20th century after World War 2.

A model Relief map of Western Europe, with country borders marked in red. Animals used in rural areas. Italian farmers transporting milk cans and other things by donkey. A farm wagon being pulled by a horse. Road through the Simplon Pass, in Switzerland (constructed by Napoleon to transport artillery between the Rhône valley and Italy). Views of the mountainous area. Sketch of early English steam railroad train and of others in other countries, embraced enthusiastically by the local citizenry . Illustrations recording construction of the Britannia bridge across the Menai Strait between the island of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales. (It opened March 5, 1850.) Relief map of Europe focuses on Basle (Basel)in Northwest Switzerland. A modern-day signpost showing directions to France, Germany, and Switzerland. Freight trains arriving and cargoes being transferred by cranes of the Canal Barge operating company, Schweizerische Reederei. View of open storage yards, rail lines and a river. Freight trains carrying various loads to many different European destinations. Wrecked transport facilities left from World War II.

Date: 1950
Duration: 4 min 10 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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