• Short Summary

    Celebrating new year in London and Scotland, snow scenes around Britain.

  • Description

    Title reads: "BRR-R Happy New Year".

    Various locations around country.

    M/S workmen throwing sand over snow-covered road from the back of a lorry. Various shots snow-covered countryside. Various shots children sledging in snow, two small dogs (Jack Russell and Dachshund) run alongside kids. L/S small car (Mini?) doing U-turn in snow. C/U road signs. Various shots cars driving down snowy country road. G/V of snow covered trees. L/S tractor towing a cart across a field throwing hay to cattle. G/V cattle feeding on the hay. Various shots couple throwing pieces of bread to ducks on frozen pond in St. James Park, London.

    Various shots of Cairngorms, Scotland in snow. Various shots Mr. Utsi on skies leading two of his herd of reindeer out of deep snow, he takes them towards his house. G/V, through window of skiers celebrating Hogmanay in Carrbridge Hotel. Various shots icicles. Interior: various shots of the skiers dancing. C/U fire blazing in hearth. C/U two pair of feet in woolly socks resting on table. Exterior night shot: crowds dancing in the streets. Various shots guests arriving at house party on new year, they are greeted by the host and hostess. One of the guests puts some coal onto the fire - new year tradition. C/U the guests toasting. Various shots crowds in circles singing Auld Lang Syne.

    Various shots interior of Albert Hall, London: balloons are being dropped from ceiling at new year ball. Various shots crowds doing the conga. Various shots girls doing the "Twist". Exterior shot: man trying to clear his windscreen of snow. Various shots crowds dancing and shouting in Trafalgar Square. C/U snow covered lion statue. Several of the drunken revellers climb into the pools and dance on fountains (nutters - it looks freezing!) Some of the revellers drink from spirits bottles. C/U girl sitting on the shoulders of a crowd of men,waving and shouting.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:07:00 / 01:45:07:00

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