• Short Summary

    Traffic on snowy country roads during icy conditions.

  • Description

    No titles.

    Various locations of events.

    Several shots of lines of stationary traffic on snowy country roads while it is snowing quite heavily. C/U of policeman talking into walkie-talkie. Cars and vans skid over icy roads. A coach with steam rising from the radiator sits by the side of the road. Small van goes by with a woman standing up with passenger door open.

    A Green line bus moves slowly along. A man digs grit from a roadside container and throws it under the wheels of the bus so it can get a grip. A lorry comes along, sprinkling grit on the road. A woman and a dog walk along the side of the road through thick snow.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:53:00 / 01:28:51:00

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The wording on the garage at 00:01 tells us that the opening scene is in Oxted, Surrey.

    In centre picture at 00:01, the policeman talks to the driver of a Vauxhall Victor FD Estate.

    "A coach with steam rising" - it's a Bedford SB Plaxton Embassy.

    "Small van goes by" - it's a Renault 4 van.

    "A Green line bus" - it's an AEC Regal IV.

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