• Short Summary

    64 counties suffer as snow sweeps the British Isles.

  • Description

    Various.

    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*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    509.08
    Media URN:
    30493
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:29:00 / 01:07:18:00
    Canister:
    55/17

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