• Short Summary

    Troops in California search for gold - New Yorkers go without shaving due to water shortage.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Airmen Start A Gold Rush".

    Webber Creek, California, United States of America (USA).

    SV American soldiers carrying gold panning equipment. Back view soldiers walking down to river. LV Soldiers preparing equipment on river bank prior to sifting for gold. MV Pan airmen sifting for gold. CU soldier looking in pan for gold. SV Soldier putting water into large wooden sifter. CU African American pushing handle which operates large sifter. SV sifter. CU Sergeant looking into pan. MV Soldier finds gold and calls his colleagues. SV Airman passing gold to man who weighs it. CU Soldier handing up gold. CU Gold on scales. SV Soldier handing up gold for weighing.

    New York. A water shortage creates shaving problems.

    SV Bearded waiter serving coffee. CU Unshaven waiter. SV Man and woman at table. Man unshaven MV Unshaven executive sitting in office dictating to secretary. CU Executive. MS Soldiers looking at notice - 'Don't Shave Soldier.' MV Officers inspecting unshaven troops. SV Officer rubbing hand over private's face to see that he hasn't shaved CU Unshaven soldier. CU Pan two unshaven soldiers. CU Side view unshaven soldier. Hand comes into picture and feels face.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:01:00 / 01:17:20:00

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