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    Sydney, Australia.

    Title reads 'Odd Switch - Horses Take Over from Trucks!'

    Various shots in Leichhartd, a suburb of Sydney, showing dustmen working with horse and cart - council hires them for being cheaper to run and more efficient than the motor dust trolleys used previously. Each dustman is followed by his horse and dray as they go through the streets picking up rubbish. MS. The dray empties its daily load and a truck takes it away. MS. The dustman sits on edge of road and has cup of tea. Various shots of the dustman back on the job.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 24/07/1965.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    88110
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3124.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:03:00 / 01:28:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 4042 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 4042 F
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    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    BM Horse Lorries RDA NMA - Spirited
  • Stills

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

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