• Short Summary

    Snow threatens some areas while flooding creates problems on the East Coast.

  • Description

    Hartington, Nr. Buxton, Derbyshire.

    GV. Snow blizzard blowing across countryside. LV.SV. Partly covered wagon in snow blizzard. LV. Snow blizzard. CU. Bank of snow and blizzard blowing. LV. Snow being whipped up by wind in country lane. Branch. LV. Men struggling in drift with shovels. SV. Men clearing away snow in front of lorry. SV. Stranded lorry in drift. CU. Pan nose of snow plough cutting through drift. LV SV. Men clearing snow from roadway. SV. Man shovelling snow. SV. Boy shovelling snow away from front of lorry. SV. Man trying to start engine of lorry. GV. Cows stranded in snow covered field. GV. Snow covered country side. SV. Snow covered trees. & MV. LV. Post office engineer repairing telephone wires and G.V. of snow covered countryside.

    Canvey Island, Essex.

    LV. Policeman patrolling sea wall at night. GV. flood lights illuminating countryside. SV. Troops standing by. SV. Troops walking along sea wall. SV. Other troops unloading sand bags, from boat. (night). GV. Boats bringing up sandbags in daylight. CU. Crew pointing to breach in sea wall. LV. Breach in sea wall. Troops unloading sand bags. SV. Troops stacking sand bags on wall. SV. Civilians sandbagging sea wall. GV. Sandbags being filled at H.Q. SV. Soldier humping sandbag. LV. Line of soldiers carrying sandbags walking up steps. LV. Another line of soldiers walking towards sea wall. SV. Soldiers dumping sandbags on seal wall. SCU. Soldier dumping bag. GV. Line of soldiers walking towards sea wall. SV. Soldiers dumping sandbags on sea wall. SCU. Soldier dumping bag. GV. Line of soldiers waiting for bags. GV. Soldiers and civilians working on sea wall.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene 'B')

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:59:00 / 01:21:01:00

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