• Short Summary

    Ice and gales make Chicago's pavements a skating rink.

  • Description

    Chicago, USA (United States of America).

    GV. Wind whipping spray from the sea over a coastal road, & LV. Man delivering milk. SV. Small boat tossing on river side. SCU. Sunken boat. LV. Wind whipping across an airfield. SV. Uprooted trees. LV. People being blown along ice covered pavements, & SV. SV. Postman assisting woman, & SCU. SV. Old man brought to a standstill by wind and ice. SV. Woman sitting on pavement with handbag slithering along ice. SV. Woman helped to her feet. SCU. Woman walking away on slippery pavement. SV. Woman blown over and sliding on ice, pan with another woman as she is swept away by wind finally falling.

    (F.G.) (Orig "A")

    Note: Great footage of people falling - very jerky camera.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    511.13
    Media URN:
    30547
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:12:00 / 01:32:56:00
    Canister:
    55/26

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