• Short Summary

    Gales and snow blizzards sweep Britain leaving trail of damage and toll of lost lives.

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  • Description

    ENGLAND:
    EXT
    TRACKING SHOT past snow-covered fields in countryside

    Ilfracombe:
    Long view of pier & turnstiles
    Semi view and close up of damaged pier
    Long view of hotel showing damage
    Broken glass roof
    Long view and semi view tree uprooted in garden
    General view and semi view showing damaged house with hole in roof

    Dover:
    Long view PAN UP Dover Cliffs
    PAN DOWN Dover Cliffs
    Semi view and close up showing damage done to cliffs by the gale which wrenched hundreds of tons of chalk which plunged 150 feet below onto the Southern Railway Marine Station

    Yorkshire:
    SNOW
    DRIVER'S POINT OF VIEW from car along snow-covered road
    Long view pan of snow-covered field
    Men clearing snow from road
    Car trying to move in snow
    Various of snowed up houses
    Long view man digging out
    Top view of car along road
    Long view cars move off
    Background: Gales and snow blizzards sweep Britain leaving trail of damage and toll of lost lives.

    Keywords: Weather; Disasters and Accidents; Great Britain, strong winds, gales, snow

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACYGJPLFZAACMS07P7XZLZ22M4
    Media URN:
    VLVACYGJPLFZAACMS07P7XZLZ22M4
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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