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Description: A travelogue by the Montreux Tourist Office about Montreux, Switzerland in the 1950s.
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Clip #: TFA-430A
Length: 11:17
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: Europe
Country: Switzerland
City: Montreux
Subject: Railroads
Original: 16mm
1950s, Switzerland, Montreux, map showing location of Montreux in relation to other cities of Switzerland, Lake Geneva, Swiss Alps, Chillon Castle, spring, blossoming trees, vehicles driving alongside Lake Geneva, policeman directing traffic, Montreux Palace, sign for Hotel du Cygne, passengers exiting bus, tourists looking at postcards, international visitors, rack railway, cog railway, Rochers-de-Naye, skiing, woman picking crocuses emerging from snow, narcissi field, children and women picking narcissi and packaging bouquets in boxes, Narcissus Festival, flower parade, fun fair, amusement park rides, confetti being thrown, fireworks, summer, steamer on Lake Geneva, boys and woman taking sailing dingy, shoreline, speedboat, person feeding swans, angling fishing in river, women diving off boat and swimming in lake, lake goers relaxing in sun and playing alongside lake, beach volleyball, children playing with sand, water skiing, sightseeing cruise to Chillon Castle, motorboat excursion, tourists wandering through Montreux streets and window shopping, people dining at cafe and deciding what excursion to take, buses driving up to Great St. Bernard Pass, statue of Saint Bernard, Great St. Bernard Hospice, monk with St. Bernard dogs, Stalden-Saas to Zermatt cog railway, Mattertal, Matter Valley, Matterhorn, cog railway continuing on to Gornergrat, visitors at mountain viewpoint, Gruyères, Gruyères Castle, visitors traveling on railway to Blausee, Blue Lake, Montreux, yacht racing on Lake Geneva, water ski jumping competition in front of Montreux Casino, interior casino at night, nightlife, couples dancing, boule, neon signs, autumn, fall foliage, Montreux golf course, tennis courts, equestrian center, horseback trail riding along canals, grape harvesting, visitors sampling pressed grapes, Chillon Castle during autumn

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