Britain - The Fight Against Foot And Mouth… 1967

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    No title. The fight against foot and mouth disease as the epidemic continues - filmed in various locations around the UK (including Berkshire and Buckinghamshire).

    C/U sign: "Slow! Foot and Mouth Disinfection Point". M/S Marlow Bridge with soldiers raking straw across the road. C/U soldier pouring disinfectant into water can. Soldier directing traffic. Soldier spraying straw with disinfectant. Panning C/U car going over the straw. L/S the River Thames. M/S Cookham Bridge with soldiers raking straw across. Panning shot Cookham Bridge.

    L/S cattle in pens. C/U sign: "Please Keep Out - Foot and Mouth Precaution". L/S cattle in field. C/U car driving across straw slowly. Panning shot deserted Ascot racecourse. L/S empty stands. L/S the racecourse. Interior of deserted bookmakers, with clerks reading newspapers behind counter. C/U manager writing on board "No Horse Racing". L/S Epsom Heath. L/S racehorses being exercised. C/U sign: "Town Farm". C/U sign: "No Entry Foot and Mouth Precaution", pan to farmyard entrance with disinfected straw across. L/S cattle in pens. C/U sign: "Please Keep Out Foot and Mouth Precautions". L/S cattle in field.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    56517
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2047.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:23:00 / 01:38:56:00
    Canister:
    67/97
    Sort Number:
    67/097
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    Science & Technology Entertainment & Humour War & Revolution
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    Epidemics adrian wheeler British engineers Chemical Warfare My Work Space British countryside
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