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Switzerland Sportland
Description: Sports in Switzerland in the 1950s including rowing, tennis, horse jumping, gymnastics, Color & Audio. Switzerland. Good shots sculling races on lake, four and eight man crews. PAN snow covered mountains. A resort town in valley, men playing tennis, children in pool, horse jumping competition, athletes greeted and town festival with people in costumes, gymnast competition, men in coordinated exercises on high bar, rings, parallel bars and horse, followed by individual competition. Good shots men on high bar, wrestling in sand. Athletes with flags march away. Men in medieval armor parading, some waving flags, some on horseback with lances, a town re-enactment of medieval times. Various streets, medieval type buildings, people in market in city square, MSs facades some buildings. - Continued re-enactment of medieval festival, men in colourful medieval type clothes and armor, knights with lances on horseback, walking thru square, posing for camera, men waving flags, very colourful. Bicycle race thru city streets, shots of streets and building, many sequences of the carnival and demonstrations of the flag twirlers.

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Clip #: TFA-2C
Length: 8:49
Year: 1951
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Filmmaker: Andre de la Varre
Region: Europe
Country: Switzerland
Subject: Sports
Original: 35mm
Fountain, men diving from tower, rowers loading boats, Lucerne, International Rowing Regatta, four man shells, row boat races, eight man shell, pov from train through mountains up Jungfrau, Wengen, tennis, swimming pool, kids with kickboards and floats, horse show in Grindelwald, horse jumping, awarding ribbons, Zug, ancient costumes, flags, parades, festival, marching band, gymnastics, flying rings, stationary horses, parallel bars, men clapping, horizontal bar, strength, coordination, wrestling, parade with flags,

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