• Short Summary

    A snowplough is used to clear large drifts in the Swiss Alps.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Simplon Pass".

    Switzerland. A snowplough is used to clear large drifts in the Swiss Alps.

    GV Snow plough clearing Simplon road. MV Men breaking ice with picks as snow plough shoots stream of ice into air. CU Pan up stream of ice. MV Stream of ice shooting into air. MV Stream of ice passing in front of sun. MV Channel dug by snow plough. Snow plough still operating CU Snow plough at work in partly-cleared channel.

    LV Monk's Hospice. Snow plough at work in channel leading to it. LV Hospice. MV Cleared channel.

    (Dupe Neg.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1466.05
    Media URN:
    47818
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:14:00 / 01:04:46:00
    Canister:
    50/33

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