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.)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scenes from the League of Nations 1st Assembly meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. Delegates from around the world arrive at the Galle de la Reformation. Arrival of several delegates including Minister of Education, H.A.L Fisher; President of the Assembly and 1st Belgian Delegate, Paul Hymans ; Chinese Minister, Wellington Koo; Lord Robert Cecil of South Africa; 1st French delegate, Leon Bourgeois; Siamese delegates and the Polish delegate Paderewski.