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  • Short Summary

    Fiercest blizzard for 60 years brings New York to a standstill.

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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    New York, United States of America (USA). Fiercest blizzard for 60 years brings New York to a standstill.

    Several good high angle shots of the skyscrapers of New York blanketed in snow. Pan down from snow falling in a narrow street to a coach driving through it. Coach driving along street - low visibility due to heavy snow fall. Snow covered equestrian statue. Car and a lorry driving through the snow. People battling along in deep snow and strong wind. Close up shot of the feet running through the deep snow. Close up shot of a man trying to put his umbrella up. Close up shots of cars skidding. Another car covered in a snow. Long shot of cars snowed up in a street. Several shots of the men digging the cars out. A road name, Park Avenue, pan down to a woman going along on skis.

    Possibly connected with 48/2 - MD.

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    Film ID:
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    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:24:00 / 01:29:17:00
    UNSO Reel 016 B

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