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  • Short Summary

    Extreme winter weather is seen in Britain and Norway.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Wild Weather Everywhere - Giant seas... whipped by 100 mile-an-hour Gale... make striking spectacle."

    Unidentified location - somewhere in Great Britain.

    A liner ship at sea is seen rolling heavily on the rough waves.

    Intertitle reads: "Widespread havoc and eleven lives lost in Britain's worst gale."
    M/S and C/U of a house with part of the top-storey side wall and most of the roof tiles blown off.

    Intertitle reads: "...trains have to battle their way through snow storm and blizzard in Norway."
    M/S of a steam train engine in extreme snow conditions - it is partially covered with snow and the wheels seem to be frozen; a man works to clear snow from the engine. A snowplough, almost invisible in the snow except for the turning wheel, tries to clear heavy snow and ice.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    716.17
    Media URN:
    33696
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:22:00 / 01:26:45:00
    Canister:
    G 1476

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