The Daily Telegraph magazine - Clement Freud cover (6 April 1973)
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The Daily Telegraph magazine - 6 April 1973 Good condition for age - yellowing to page edges
"The Ultimate Sleigh Ride" - Clement Freud on the Cresta Run (cover photo)
SHORT BACK AND SIDES FOR THE AIR - Commercial flying today brings big money. But it is a risky and demanding career. How are British pilots prepared? Robert Leigh reports 2 pages
GENTLEMEN CAN BE HELL'S ANGELS - The St Moritz Tobogganing Club sounds a charmingly archaic institution, in which English ladies and gentlemen holidaying in the Engadine might take sedate winter pleasures. But its Cresta Run is three quarters of a mile of steeply falling ice. Clement Freud found it a meticulously organised maelstrom of glittering steel and highly polished ice, split seconds and bruised bodies. And after the perils of Cresta come those of apres Cresta 5½ pages
JEAN SHRIMPTON - AT HOME WITH FASHION - Jean Shrimpton has gained fame, fortune and glamour through her spectacular modelling career, but she seldom spends much money on clothes - although she will, on special occasions, treat herself to an extravagance from Ossie Clark, one of her favourite designers. So we asked her to make her own practical choice from the clothes that are in the shops now. We photographed her at her parents' home - Rose Hill Farm, Burnham, in Buckinghamshire 4½ pages
SHIP THAT LOVED THE LAND - Brunel's Great Eastern was half a century ahead of her time. She was designed to steam halfway round the globe without refuelling and to carry 4,000 passengers; to bring the Empire together and astonish the world. But her launch took several months to complete. The ship had won admiration of the country; but this turned to impatience when Brunel failed to get her into the water 2½ pages