Fruit Special 1963

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    Wisbech, Norfolk.

    Travel shot, from train, of countryside. SV Interior of carriage, various people on their way to the fruit picking. CU Mrs Mary Donovan who has been fruit picking for 50 years. SV Two other women, nearest to camera Mrs Emma Bayman, who has been fruit picking for 35 years. CU Mrs Bayman. SV & SCU Group of young men playing cards. SCU The dog at the card table. SV Sign 'Wisbech East'. GV The train at the platform, people alighting.

    SV People on platform. GV The pickers climbing onto lorries. SCU Pickers seated on back of lorry. SV More pickers getting into another lorry - two shots. SV Lorry moving away. SV Other pickers walking towards lorries. SV Pan, tractor towing a trailer in which pickers are seated. GV Pan, the chalets where the pickers stay. SV A woman and girl entering chalet. SV Other people outside their chalets. SV Interior, man cleaning floor. SV Girls making bed of wooden boxes. GV The chalets.

    GV People picking gooseberries. CU Girl picking. GV Picking in progress. CU Woman. CU Hands as they pick gooseberries. CU Woman picking. SV Small boys picking. SV Machine that sorts out the leaves and stalks as girl brings basket of gooseberries to be weighed. CU Basket on scales. SV Man at weighing machine hands out discs to the value of the weight. SCU Gooseberries, after going through the machine, coming down chute into sack. SV As man removes the sack which is full and it is loaded onto a lorry. SV Girl bringing basket to be weighed. CU Discs being handed out. SV As the girl receives her disc. GV Pickers at work.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    54593
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1768.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:33:00 / 01:21:20:00
    Canister:
    63/52
    Sort Number:
    63/052
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