• Short Summary

    Britain remains snowbound and covered in ice through the first month of the year.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Freeze-up all round.

    Various locations.

    L/S people skating and playing hockey on ice at Wadhurst. M/S as dachshund dog runs across the ice. L/S Teddington lock which is frozen up. M/S's frozen river Thames at Kingston, a tug sails through ice. M/S girls looking over to boats at quay. M/S as woman on boat collects her milk and takes it back down. M/S boy making holes in the ice for fishing. M/S as he sits there with his rod and pulls a fish out. L/S Herne Bay with sea iced over, pans across the ice. C/U ice. M/S sheep and lambs on snow trying to find grass. C/U lambs, M/S others inside shed. C/U's lambs feeding. C/U's little child giving lamb a bottle. L/S Dartmoor prison. M/S sheep and ponies eating fodder on the moor. M/S sheep under snow. L/S sheep walking about.

    M/S R.S.P.C.A. (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) volunteers being given instructions at centre . L/S snow covered moor. M/S soldiers walking through snow on skis with hay on their backs to feed the animals. L/S moor. Various shots of volunteers looking for sheep. L/S two volunteers carrying shovels looking for buried sheep on snowbound moors. M/S R.S.P.C.A. men Brian Tennant and Don Houghton locating a buried sheep, they start to dig it out. M/S of the two men pulling out buried sheep, they brush snow from its coat. M/S as Brian hoists sheep onto his shoulder into C/U as he carries sheep away.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:06:00 / 02:01:25:00

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