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Lausanne, Rendez-vous of the World
Description: A tour of Lausanne, Switzerland in the 1950s

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Clip #: TFA-64B
Length: 9:00
Year: 1948
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Region: Europe
Country: Switzerland
City: Lausanne
Original: 16mm
Lake Geneva, Lausanne, Switzerland, cable car, funicular, Swiss, gardens, steamer, cable car, St Francis Square, Swiss Hotel Association School Ecole Hoteliere, Federal Court, Mon Repos Park, Olympic Games Committee headquarters, municipal swimming pool, wave maker, low cost housing, apartment buildings, Town Hall, open air market, flowers, cheese, garlic, gothic cathedral, rose window, Chateau St-Maire, University of Laussanne, students, tennis, golf, tubing, paddleboat, outdoor shower, license plates, outdoor cafe, restaurant, drinking beer, nightclub orchestra social dancing, folk dance, singers,

Lausanne is a city in Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva (French: Lac Léman), and facing Évian-les-Bains (France) and with the Jura mountains to its north-west. Lausanne is located some 50 km (31 mi) northeast of Geneva. It is the capital of the canton of Vaud and of the district of Lausanne. The headquarters of the International Olympic Committee are located in Lausanne. It lies in the middle of a wine region.

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