• Short Summary

    Shows people making the most of ice-freezing conditions around Britain, including people skating in London parks.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: 'Ole Man Shiver

    ENGLAND:
    EXT / SNOW
    View from window of moving train showing snow-covered landscape, fields and countryside / Men with shovels (spades) clearing deep snow around car

    London:
    Frozen lake in Royal Park, ducks, swans waddling on the ice / Coat stuck in frozen river, pulled aong by horse on canal path / People having fun, skating on frozen ice in water fountains in Trafalgar Square / Men in uniform (police officer) in street sipping hot drinks from thermos flasks

    Snow-covered countryside

    Near Cambridge:
    Prince of Orange international 1500 metre skating competition showing men racing on skates at speed around circuit / Winner C.W. Horn of Britain

    AUSTRALIA: Melbourne:
    Shots from test match between England and Australia, showing animal on the pitch and spectators in the stands

    ENGLAND:
    Adults and children ice skating on frozen lakes in London parks / Ponies on snow-covered Dartmoor
    Background: Shows people making the most of ice-freezing conditions around Britain, including people skating in London parks. Also includes some footage of the 1929 Ashes test match between England and Australia in Melbourne.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD0A0NPAB5WS53NUEQDIV4QTY5
    Media URN:
    VLVAD0A0NPAB5WS53NUEQDIV4QTY5
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1929
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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