• Short Summary

    America, Spain and England covered in snow.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA), Spain & England.

    Title reads 'U.S. & Europe - The Big Snow'.

    Aerial view of snow covered fields in Maine, United States of America. Various shots of men digging out four foot snow drifts around cars and houses in Maine. Various shots of men shovelling snow from flat roof of a building. MLS. Snow plough in action.

    Panning shots of a square in Barcelona called Plaza Real, snow covers everywhere including the tall palm trees. MS. Two women under umbrella. GV. In Barcelona Harbour, the boats are covered in snow including the 'Santa Maria', a famous galleon. Elevated shot of street in Barcelona. GV. Snow covered avenue of trees, streets & cars.

    GV. Snow scene in some small town in England. MS. Bulldozer shifting snow. Various shots of the lorries and buses stuck in snow. MS. Some men pulling a car from a drift. MS. Hay being thrown off truck moving through cattle field. MS. Cattle eating hay. MS. Two sheep running in snow. Various shots of broken telegraph wires. MS. Two children holding frozen stiff items of clothing. Various shots of the two railway workers sweeping snow from railway lines. A shot from railway bridge as steam train comes towards camera and goes underneath.


    Date found in the old record - 09/01/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:20:00 / 01:37:14:00
    UN 3707 A

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