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  • Description

    Full title reads: "In Winter, Too Much Rain ... Now ... Farmers Face Drought Losses."

    Britain's food crops are endangered by the prolonged dry spell. Scenes on the Leicestershire - Rutland border.

    LS Pan of some fields.

    MS CU a young boy goes to a well with his dog and drawing a bucket of water.

    CU Head shot of the dog - a crossbred collie.

    CU the dog lapping water from the bucket.

    CU a dried up stream.

    CU a cow searching for water at the stream.

    MS a plough at work in a dusty field.

    LS CU a farmer picking up a handful of dry soil and letting it trickle through his fingers.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    41230
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1191.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:39:00 / 01:09:46:00
    Canister:
    47/71
    Sort Number:
    47/071
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Leicestershire Spirit of 1945 Foodstuff Drought
  • Stills

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

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