Title ID 9337Collection ID1183
Title[Climbing in France]
Date[ca. 1937]
CollectionWallis / Collingridge
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionTravel
ThemeTravel Leisure
KeywordsAnimals Children Cars Domestic Gardens Everyday Life Holidays Leisure Time Activities Men Religious Buildings Rural Areas Travel Villages Workers
LocalRhône-Alpes Pralognan-la-Vanoise Val-d'Isère Col de L'Iseran
RegionalEast Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom France
ProductionMaud Wallis Ruth Collingridge
CameraMaud Wallis; Ruth Collingridge
ProducerA 'Maru' Super Film
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This edited and intertitled pre-war film shows a group of friends on a climbing trip in the Rhône-Alpes Savoie region of France. The group plan and make preparations at home in a garden, before packing their belongings to set off. In France, the group climb and walk, with views of rural village life, plants and wildlife. The group stop at Pralognan, the waterfalls of the La Fraiche valley, Val-d'Isere and Col de L'Iseran.