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A Visit to the Jungfrau, Switzerland (1913)

The Jungfrau, one of the most magnificent of the Swiss mountains, is 13,670 feet high and is situated in the Bernese Alps twelve miles from the important center of Interlaken. The film ... See full summary »

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The Jungfrau, one of the most magnificent of the Swiss mountains, is 13,670 feet high and is situated in the Bernese Alps twelve miles from the important center of Interlaken. The film opens with a marvelously clear picture of a crowd of people watching a balloon ascent being made for a cup offered by the London Daily Mirror. In the distance is the Jungfrau, its snow-clad peak clearly outlined against the blue sky. We see the preparations for the ascent and when the balloon is fully inflated it rises rapidly, the camera following it as it mounts the heavens. Next we see a panorama including views of the following peaks in the order named: Sulverhorn, Snowhorn, Jungfrau and Monch. The sky is dark and full of presage of an approaching storm. Then come close views of the Monch and Eiger as seen from the Jungfrau. We next see a couple of American tourists passing through a tunnel of ice in order to reach the top of the Jungfrau. A splendid view of the Aletach glacier is next brought ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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February 1913 (USA)  »

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Released in the US as a split reel along with Kimonos (1913). See more »

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