64 counties suffer as snow sweeps the British Isles.
SV. Travel shot from car along snow covered road. Air view, snow covered countryside. LV. Men shovelling snow from road (snowing). LV. Snow plough clearing road for motorist. SV. Pan, car moving off along road. LV. Traffic halted in snow blizzard, & SV. SCU. Snow plough in drift, blizzard blowing GV. Blizzard and huge snow drifts. SV. Snow being whipped from banks on both sides of road. LV. Sheep looking for shelter in snow covered field. LV. Royal Navy helicopter landing. SV. Supplies going aboard helicopter, & SCU. LV. Helicopter taking off whilst another is being loaded. Air view, snow bound farms. Air view, letters C & H in snow. Air view, snow bound farm. Air view, another snow bound farm. Air view, SV. helicopter landing, pan to farm house. SV. Sheep in snow. GV. Snow covered road and countryside.
(All library shots)
Note: Most of the footage used in this story can be found in the stories OPERATION SNOWDROP - 55/7 and MONTE CARLO RALLY BEGINS - 55/6, both on Pathe Master tape *PM0499*.