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  • Short Summary

    Frozen countryside in Holland - severely cold winter.

  • Description

    Holland (Netherlands).

    Various shots of the freeze up and thaw in Holland. LS. Water birds standing on the broken ice on a river. Various shots of snow piled a round houses. People clearing snow away. LS. Ships frozen in the canals. CU. Angle shot of a chimney smoking, looking from base to top. MS. Coal trucks moving along the rails at the shunting station of Susteren. CU. A signal man pulling a lever in a signal box. CU. The points on the railway line changing. CU. The wheels of a moving truck. LS. A lorry driving along a road, with snow piled high on each side. CU. The huge wheels of a van moving. MS. Three people walking along a slushy street ankle deep in water. Various shots of flooded country. MS. A car ploughing through a flooded road sending up spray around. MS. Men laying sandbags at the side of a river to stem the flow of the water when the thaw comes. CU. A waterfall. CU. Snowdrops blooming.

    Note - date found in the old record 24/03/1947.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2144.01
    Media URN:
    63747
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:03:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 1655 D

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