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  • Short Summary

    Prospectors travel to the snow swept wilderness of Ontario in the search for gold.

  • Description

    Hudson, Ontario, Canada.

    Title: "The Glamour of Gold. Prospectors rush to the new 'Klondike' by every kind of conveyance, including aeroplanes!"

    M/S of people walking along the platform of Hudson railway station, most are poor looking men, some have dogs with them. Panning M/S of a row of men standing at the edge of a frozen lake; they look hardy outdoor types in check shirts and big boots.

    M/S of a shack in the snowy wilderness, a group of men are harnessing packs of dogs to sleighs. M/S of a man packing bundles onto his sleigh, two other men are harnessing up the dogs. M/S of a biplane, half covered by a tarpaulin, a pack of Huskies harnessed to a sleigh.

    After several seconds of spacing, a second version of this story starts at 01:48:36. Most of the second version is identical to the first. Some additional L/Ss of men on sleighs driving packs of huskies across the frozen lake.

    Note: an orange tinted print of this story also exists.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:38:00 / 01:49:52:00
    G 1281

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