• Short Summary

    British Propellors for French Liner - Clearing Snow for Prince of Wales - Ice Skating Record Makers. (Material about speed skating, propellors for the liner Normandie and snowfalls in the Alps.)

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News in a Nutshell".

    Item - Ice Skating Record Makers.

    Vienna, Austria.

    Various shots of speed skaters on outdoor ice rink. Austrian Max Steeple breaks a speed skating record. CU of Steeple.

    Wisconsin, United States of America (USA).

    Shots of women speed skaters on outdoor ice rink. Nice MS of young boy watching. More shots of speed skating. CU of winner.

    London Docks.

    Shots of British made propellors being sent to be fitted to the French liner ship 'Normandie'. Good shots of the massive propellors being lowered by cranes onto a ship. Good shots of large cranes.

    Alps.

    Electric train with snowplough pushes aside drifts. Men work to clear the railway lines with shovels. Various shots of men clearing huge drifts of snow from around buildings. More shots of men clearing line. Man feeds horses in railway wagon stranded in snow. Shots of station at Albergerhof covered in snow. More shots of men clearing tracks. (A train carrying the Prince of Wales has to be diverted due to the snowfall.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    815.45
    Media URN:
    10792
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:22:00 / 01:58:50:00
    Canister:
    35/12

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