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Summary: Newsreel item on a snow sculpture exhibition in Geneva, probably February 1917.
Description: The snow sculptures have been made in a park. Some are intentionally comic but a few are obviously intended as serious art. The various 'artists' retouch their creations. According to the caption one sculpture of a German soldier 'surrendering' (shown) was well-received.
Production Details: Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Keywords: arts, Swiss - fine arts (object name)
propaganda, British - inflammatory (object name)
Switzerland & Geneva (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: None
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 63 ft; Running time: 1 min
Notes: Production: see IWM 651a and IWM 1061-01 for production details. This was one of the last TOPICAL BUDGETs released before the British government took over the newsreel
Technical: this fragment is currently held on the same reel as IWM 1061-09a-o, the can is marked as IWM 1061-09