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Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 Official Film | White Vertigo

The first Olympic Games held in Italy marked the superb skiing achievements of Toni Sailer of Austria, who won three gold medals at just twenty years of age. Ferroni, an accomplished director of peplum movies, attacks his subject with relish, filming the downhill races, and the bobsledding with bravura camerawork. The rustic environment of Cortina d'Ampezzo, nestling in the Dolomites, is captured with considerable charm and the jazz score by Angelo Francesco Lavagnino brings an added dimension to the ice hockey and other disciplines. Impeccably restored, it is one of the jewels in the crown of the Olympic film collection.

Giorgio Ferroni | 1956 | 96' | 2014 IOC Restored Version

Official Films
Official Films

Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 Official Film | White Vertigo

The first Olympic Games held in Italy marked the superb skiing achievements of Toni Sailer of Austria, who won three gold medals at just twenty years of age. Ferroni, an accomplished director of peplum movies, attacks his subject with relish, filming the downhill races, and the bobsledding with bravura camerawork. The rustic environment of Cortina d'Ampezzo, nestling in the Dolomites, is captured with considerable charm and the jazz score by Angelo Francesco Lavagnino brings an added dimension to the ice hockey and other disciplines. Impeccably restored, it is one of the jewels in the crown of the Olympic film collection.

Giorgio Ferroni | 1956 | 96' | 2014 IOC Restored Version

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