Britain's Vital Harvest 1946

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    Item title reads - Britain's vital harvest.

    Buckinghamshire.

    L/S of a field of wheat. Various shots as workers come out of the farmhouse, they include farmer William Lane, his daughter Kathleen, his wife, and his daughter Elizabeth. L/S of wheat fields. A tractor drawn threshing machine cuts the wheat. C/U various angle shots of the thresher at work pushing the wheat into the cutting blade and tying it into bundles before laying it on the ground. Various shots as some of the wheat is cut by hand because of the weather. The little girl walks over with basket of food and drink. The workers stop to wipe their faces and drink from a bottle. Various shots as everyone carries the wheatsheafs to a pile. M/S of them falling off conveyor belt onto big pile, the workers pitchfork them onto cart. They sit down and rest afterwards, pans across them drinking and eating. Various shots as they continue work then walk back to the farmhouse at the end of the day.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45842
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1408.26
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:19:00 / 01:41:24:00
    Canister:
    46/70
    Sort Number:
    46/070
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