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  • Short Summary

    People ski and toboggan in snow covered London and Berkshire.

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    London and Berkshire.

    Title: "SNOW ... EVERYWHERE! Tobogganing in full swing on the 'Northern Heights' of Hampstead".

    Panning shot of picturesque landscape; snow covered trees on Hampstead Heath. Panning shot of footbridge going over one of the heath's lakes. M/S of two children pulling a sledge towards the camera, more children and a couple of dogs play in the background. L/S of children tobogganing down a steep slope, a crowd of people watch from the top.

    Intertitle: "The boys of Greenwich Naval School enjoyed an old-time Snow Battle".

    M/S of a crowd of boys in a field, they all scrabble about on the ground scooping up snow balls. L/S of two crowds of boys at opposite ends of a field in front of the school buildings, all at once the two crowds start to run towards each other throwing the snow balls at they go. Panning shot of a disorderly row of boys in sailors uniforms throwing snow ball at the camera. C/U of a little boy in a sailor's hat, he is covered in snow, he sets about brushing it off his hat.

    Intertitle: " ... and the 'Alps' at Windsor made a wonderful Ski-ing Ground".

    M/S of four girls getting out of a parked car, they all hold different bits of skiing equipment. M/S of the four women putting their skis on. M/S of the four women standing in front of Windsor Castle. M/S of the four women on skis holding on to a rope attached to the bumper of a car, the car tows the skiers along behind it as it drives off. M/S of one of the women helping one of her friends up from the ground.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:40:00 / 01:42:48:00
    G 1260

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