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Moscow Clad in Snow (1909)

Moscou sous la neige (original title)

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This is another one of our famous scenic films which is a revelation of the beauties of the historic Russian city, showing it clad in a blanket of snow and giving us a good view of the many points of interest in and about the place. We get a good view of the famous old Kremlin from different angles, then a view of the city taken from one of the high towers. Next we see Petrovsky Park and some of the main thoroughfares during a heavy blizzard in which the inhabitants go about well muffled up and seemingly undaunted by the severe cold atmosphere. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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France

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9 April 1909 (USA) See more »

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Pathé Frères See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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Released in the US as a split reel along with Contemptible Theft (1909). See more »

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Fascinating idea....
2 July 2003 | by jack-260See all my reviews

Run segment 4 first, then segment 1 (the first half, up to where the column of soldiers passes the broken bell) and it could almost be the introduction to a James Bond spy thriller. Didja notice in segment 2 (just after the mushroom market scene) that even in those days there were both hams and people who were camera-shy?


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