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50 YEARS OF LES ARCS: Robert Blanc, founder of the resort (1933-1980)

Saturday, 22 October 2016

TICKET TO RIDE

By way of a post-script to this blog's important guide to pop videos filmed on the slopes::

The Beatles' Ticket to Ride, filmed on the Austrian slopes of Obertauern, sees the fab four on skis, I believe for the first time.  Amateur instructors will approve of their can-do attitude, and developing technique.  I am sure there is a Stem Christie turn in there somewhere.



Click here to see the video

Forty years on, the place to re-live such an ambiance is of course Les Arcs.  Here is le pianist des neiges at Arc 1800 a couple of years ago:


2 comments:

  1. Thank you for your article and those amazing photos!

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  2. Let's hope le pianiste des neiges sera de retour pendant la prochaine saison!!

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