Harvest Help Trailer 1949

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    A short trailer film calling for volunteers to help with the Scottish harvest.

    CU comic man in farmer style outfit. He is looking at a pig. He talks with a thick Scottish accent.

    GV countryside views, pan across agricultural fields.

    MS of the man calling for volunteers to come and help with the harvest of crops like wheat and potatoes (or as he says tatties).

    CU hand writing address on envelope - Department of Agriculture, Edinburgh.

    MS of man - he says 'It's your food you'll be working for.' as he ushers a cow in to a milking parlour.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45930
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1411.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:38:00 / 01:08:40:00
    Canister:
    49/32
    Sort Number:
    49/032
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    Trade & Industry
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