• Short Summary

    Some Scots see in new year skiing in Glencoe, in London crowds celebrate in Trafalgar Square.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Scots go skiing.

    Glencoe, Scotland. L/S snow covered slopes. Various shots of people skiing down the slopes. M/S as man gets in chair lift at bottom and sets off up the hill. M/S girl sitting in lift, travelling shots from the chair going over snow covered slopes. M/S two girls at the top, one drinks from a cup, C/U of her. C/U as a man blows on his hands and rubs them together to keep warm. Various shots of people skiing. L/S of a number of skiers carrying flaming torches at night as they usher in the new year.

    Intertitle - 'London'. Crowds turn out to celebrate new year. L/S fountain in Trafalgar square. L/S crowds dancing and singing. C/U crowds squashed together, a couple kiss in the middle of them. L/S fountain with revellers in front. C/U crowds with policemen in centre being pushed. Various shots of revellers in the fountain. M/S girl in water, she throws some over crowd. Various shots as the crowds struggle with the police. M/S as one person is carried off. M/S as a policeman bends down to injured man on ground. M/S man with his arms stretched out falling backwards into the fountain.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:54:00 / 01:57:16:00

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