• Short Summary

    Bad weather scenes including people skiing and tobaggoning; snow and floods scenes throughout Southern England.

    **NOTE: This item incorporates items BGT407121416 (GR 12274) and BGT407130506 (GR 12300) **

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION - CAPTION

    SNOW KING'S SWANSONG - TOBOGGAN AND SKI ENTHUSIASTS WITH ONE EYE ON THE RISNG TEMPERATURE

    ENGLAND:Surrey: Boxhill (GR 12274)

    People skiing and tobaggoning down hill

    CAPTION - Physical training school gives us further pictures -

    Women in skimpy costumes running out into the snow and dancing with ball / women doing keep - fit in the snow

    CAPTION - canals and ships still ice -bound

    Ship surrounded by ice / dock covered in icy/ canal lock iced up / more of ships in harbours

    CAPTION - melting snow

    Close of melting snow and ice

    ENGLAND:Middlesex: Staines (GR 12278)

    Road sign post for Staines "road flooded"

    Motor bus travelling through flood waters in road
    Sign " building land for sale - Fox and Manwaring" - boy in wellington's walking through water

    ENGLAND:Kent: Tonbridge
    Sign for Tonbridge rugby football club" / rugby pitch under water

    Sign reading " Cycling" under water

    CAPTION - Surburbia submerged

    Men walking in flooded street alongside terraced houses / man giving " piggy back" ride to woman - gardens under water - women in top floor of house letting down shopping bag on rope to man standing in street

    CAPTION - flood havoc at Edmonton - collapse of railway bridge

    ENGLAND:Middlesex: Edmonton

    People looking at collapsed railway bridge

    CAPTION - Bath has an overflow

    ENGLAND: Somerset: Bath

    Women and children standing in flooded street / people standing on bridge over river Avon looking at river

    CAPTION - Bedfordshire soon tires of liquid refreshment (GR 12300)

    ENGLAND: Bedfordshire

    Man on bicycle cycling into flooded garden of house/ people standing at side of flooded road - pub sign for "Angler's rest "
    Background: Bad weather scenes including people skiing and tobaggoning; snow and floods scenes throughout Southern England.

    **NOTE: This item incorporates items BGT407121416 (GR 12274) and BGT407130506 (GR 12300) **

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAS5ZVG7O14CMSLTJVBZWOJZKC
    Media URN:
    VLVAS5ZVG7O14CMSLTJVBZWOJZKC
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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