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The Igloo Gambit

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1869
Date Released
29 Mar 1965
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Meals by Radio
  2. 2The Igloo Gambit
  3. 3A Lion in the Family
  4. 4The World’s Greatest Steeplechase. (Eastman Colour)

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 4
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: The Igloo Gambit. DESCRIPTION: Pictures show men playing chess in an igloo on top of a mountain in France. SHOTLIST: MS players walking through the snow. CU chess board on the sledge. MS players. CU one of the players saws a block of snow from the ground. CU snow lifted from ground. MS igloo being built. CU block being placed in position. CU last block being positioned. MS chess board etc. being placed inside igloo. GV igloo. CU men playing chess. CU ditto. CU man. CU men playing chess. MS ditto.
Keywords
Curiosities
Locations
France
Footage sources
France
Card file number
89515
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
86
Story extras:

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