• Short Summary

    Scenes of New York and Washington in the snow.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Winter's Icy Splendour - First snow fall of the year spreads beautiful mantle over City and countryside - & work for some of New York's thousands of unemployed."

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots around New York (especially in Parks) where everything is covered in snow. Shots of ducks and pigeons in snow covered park.

    Shots of people in Central Park enjoying the Wintery weather. People are skating on frozen ponds and sledging on the hills.

    Groups of men work on the streets clearing snow - the voiceover suggests that they are unemployed. Lots of shovelling and brushing.

    Washington DC.

    Shots of Capitol Building in snow covered landscapes. Shots of the White House in the snow.

    This story and the next one - ...But ...ah! ... here's the sun! - were originally one item.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    693.01
    Media URN:
    5338
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:12:00 / 01:01:18:00
    Canister:
    33/1

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