• Short Summary

    Gales and snow storms around coastal areas of Southern England.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Winter blows hardest yet".

    Various shots rough seas pounding beach and promenade at Bournemouth, Dorset. Snow scenes: children sledging down road, woman throwing crumbs from window onto snowy garden for birds, men shovelling salt from lorry onto road.

    Various shots Weston-Super-Mare sea front during bad winter gale, including flooded putting green. Various shots Branksome Chine, Poole, Dorset. More shots rough seas at Bournemouth, group of young men brave the waves to collect coins dropped on beach in summer and washed up in winter storms. Various shots people clearing flood water out of hotel lobby and tea room, both near sea front.

    Various shots of crane on building site in London: it has toppled over in high windows, smashing into side of office block in St. Andrew's St. C/U two workmen looking up. Interior: workmen clearing wrecked office where crane fell in. Various shots crane being dismantled.

    C/U sign: "Danger Heavy Seas Detour". Various shots of waves breaking over sea wall at Seaford, Sussex. Travel shot through windscreen of car driving along promenade.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1709.11
    Media URN:
    53101
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:40:00 / 01:14:01:00
    Canister:
    62/5

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