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  • Description

    Florida, United States of America USA.

    American commentary, transcript on file.

    Various shots of a group of workers saving a frost-hit crop (it is a ground crop, possibly cucumber). Various shots of huge polythene sheets being spread over young citrus groves in an attempt to save them from frost. Various shots of small fires or "smudge pots" burning at night as a frost prevention. MS. Floridian householder watering lawn. This is done in an attempt to put a layer of ice over lawn to protect grass from bitter winds. Various shots of a beach in Florida. The deck chairs on sands have wind breaks built round them and life guard is wearing anorak.

    (Comb. F.G.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    87346
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3084.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:46:00 / 01:07:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 3699 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 3699 C
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    American Beaches
  • Stills

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

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