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  • Description

    Title reads: "Cold Comfort".

    Wimbledon Common, London.

    Various shots of children ice skating on frozen pond. M/S of young man scrambling out of hole in the ice. More shots of skater, one little boy in shorts falls over.

    Austrian Alps, Austria.

    Various shots of British Army and RAF (Royal Air Force) men on skis. Good shots of skiing contest; Army and RAF v. Austrian champions and amateurs.

    Sweden.

    M/S of men breaking hole in the ice of frozen lake. Various shots of men in swimsuits running out of sauna to roll in the snow. Various L/Ss of naked women running out of sauna. They plunge into the lake before running back to sauna.

    Note: very unusual to see naked women in newsreel, especially full frontal views!!

    Note: poor quality of film - this version is from badly damaged neg. See separate record for version 2. Version 2 is identical except transferred from combined print - much better quality.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44946
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1372.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:26:00 / 01:24:30:00
    Canister:
    46/5
    Sort Number:
    46/005
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure War & Revolution Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    DJs Secret Service
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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