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The Fourth Annual Bee Hive Giant Slalom

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Library and Archives Canada: 16mm, digibeta, VHS.
"The Fourth Annual Bee Hive Giant Slalom competition, the great Canadian ski classic, from Devil's Glen near Collingwood, Ontario. Interview with Ernst Hinterseer, world class skier from Kitzbuhel, Austria. Some world class skiers shown include: Lorne O'Conner and Ernst Hinterseer. Peter McConville, Red McConville's son is shown trying out the race circuit. Interview with Andrel Molterer, an Austrian teaching in Aspen, Colorado, United States. Other skiers shown include: Andreas Rubi, and Peppy Gramshammer. Interview with Gillian Elmott of North Bay, Ontario, Miss Bee Hive 1964, as well as an interview with Laurenn Grey, Vice-President of the St. Lawrence Starch Company. Twelve skiers are shown during their first run of the circuit: Red McConville, Andreas Rubi, Hias Leitner, Eli Schaller, Andrel Molterer, Christian Pravda, Adrian Duvillard, Peppy Gramshammer, Ernst Hinterseer, Karl Burtscher, Bill Preston and Opi O'Connor. Most second runs of the circuit are shown in slow motion. Hinterseer wins the competition. Hinterseer promotes Bee Hive Golden Corn Syrup as a quick energy product for skiers."


Crawley Films, Free Films: Sources of Free 16mm Sponsored Films in Canada Compiled and Published by Crawley Films (Ottawa: Crawley Films, April 1969): 34.
"'Beehive Giant Slalom', Everybody's Wedeln' and 'Ski moderne' -- all on skiing."