• Short Summary

    Thick snow and ice hamper dairy farmers in their efforts to deliver their milk around the country. America (USA).

  • Description

    Item title reads - Tough weather in U.S. Farmers battle to keep milk supply going.

    America (USA).

    L/S of thick ice and snow on the fields, cars drive on a bridge next to it. Various shots of partially frozen rivers, a big ice block floats down the middle of one, two women point to it. M/S as people load supplies from a truck onto an aeroplane in Chicago, it will fly to South Dakota where some houses are cut off by the weather. The pilot waves out of the window.

    L/S of a group of men digging a path through the deep snow. M/S as two dairy farmers wade through thigh deep snow pulling milk churns on a sledge behind them. In Illinois two horses pull a big sledge through the snow to the station. M/S of them gathered at the station, M/S as they load the milk churns onto a conveyor belt to be sent to the big cities.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    855.03
    Media URN:
    12415
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:26:00 / 01:07:33:00
    Canister:
    36/18

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