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  • Short Summary

    The gulf of Finland freezes over and a fleet of ships are marooned in the ice.

  • Description

    Talin, (aka Talinn, formerly Reval), Estonia (spelt 'Esthonia' on title card).

    Title: "Spring's Caprice! Gulf of Finland re-freezes over - trapping fleet of Freighters making first 'Spring Cruise' to open Sea".

    Panning L/S of a fleet of ships, although steam comes out of their funnels they are completely motionless, the sea is a frozen white mass. Point of view shot from the prow of a ship moving slowly passed the frozen fleet. Panning L/S of the fleet. Various point of view shots from the ship sailing down a channel in the ice, good views of the ships stuck frozen sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    484.06
    Media URN:
    25628
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:38:00 / 01:11:46:00
    Canister:
    G 1279

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