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  • Short Summary

    Clearing roads blocked by snow drifts in Cornwall.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Snow scenes in Cornwall - Falmouth, Redruth & Helston.

    Aerial view of snow covered landscape, snow clearing operations in action. Lorries and cars snowed up on the Redruth to Bodmin road. Road clearing of four lanes on the Falmouth to Redruth road. Men carrying provisions on Helston to Redruth road. Van snowed up on bypass. Large drifts on roads between Redruth and Falmouth. Snow clearing. Large drifts on Redruth to Helston road. General shots of Helston.

    Ground shots of local people clearing snow bound roads. Drifts at cross roads, blocking thoroughfare. AA diversion. Snow bound blocked roads showing early morning milk lorries snow bound. Dairymen inspecting milk in churns on milk lorries. General shot snow drifts on roads with local dairymen endeavouring to free marooned milk cars with the aid of tractors (which also become bogged).

    Date on dope sheet is 24/02/1955.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2672.06
    Media URN:
    79298
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:14:00 / 01:18:09:00
    Canister:
    UN 2720 C

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