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  • Description

    Derelict aerodrome becomes farm.

    Chedburgh, Suffolk.

    L/S of the disused airfield, with barrier in foreground and control tower in background. M/S of the tower, the camera pans around. L/S from inside tower of the deserted airfield, camera pans round to table and chair in tower. C/U's of schedule board and Sortie board. L/S along runway, pan down to farming implements on ground. C/U of door marked 'M.T. Store'. M/S of the tower, farmer walks into picture and goes through door. C/U farmer with food bucket being followed by pig. L/S control tower, pan to cows in foreground walking towards 'cowshed' (converted Nissen hut). C/U notice 'Out of bounds to all ranks not on duty', camera pans to cows walking into shed. M/S as ducks jump and slide into static water tank. M/S as farmer tends beehives with control tower in background. C/U as he works on the hives. C/U of horse drinking out of disused oil drum. M/S as two geese run into air raid shelter. L/S control tower with wheat in foreground. M/S control tower. M/S notice which reads 'Flare path Party' on door, pan to farmer sat at table having supper.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:11:00 / 01:06:04:00
    NP 310
    Sort Number:
    NP 310
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities
    farming General Countryside & Farming General Food, Markets & Butchers
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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