• Short Summary

    Report on the big frost-up around the country.

  • Description

    Various Places Across Country.

    SV & SCU lorry snowbound in blizzard. SV pile of snow and blizzard. SV snowbound road in blizzard (Lib.). General aerial view, snow covered countryside. AV Abbey ruins surrounded by snow. AV cattle in snow. AV snow covered farm houses, farms, floded castle. LV snow covered countryside near Basingstoke. CU pan up, snow on bracken. LV brick lorry in ditch. SV men looking underneath lorry. SV sign post reads 'Kingsclere 13/4 & Newbury' 83/4. LV ditched lorry. LV lorry travelling over snow covered road. Angle shot, heaped snow on side of road. LV car skidding as it drives along snowbound road. SV driver clearing snow from stationary car. GV flocks of birds on ice covered Regents Park Lake. CU breaking ice with pole. SV newspaper seller stamping feet. CU newspaper seller, pan down to feet stamping on pavement. SCU shivering man reading paper headlined "Colder, still colder", pan round to show miniature hot water bottles on ears. CU hot water bottles on ears. SCU hot water bottle on dog's back. GV snow covered beach at Brighton. CU board reading 'Sea Temp. Today 39 F'. LV bathers walking across snow covered beach. SV bathers walking across snow in bare feet to sea. Back view, bathers entering sea. SV well clothed girls watching. GV bathers in sea.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    154.14
    Media URN:
    29372
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:34:00 / 01:28:30:00
    Canister:
    54/10

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