Losing Their Wool 1940

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    Full title reads: "Losing Their Wool".

    VS of sheep being rounded up on farms in North England.

    VS of sheep being sheared with hand clippers. The wool is stacked, women and children help to carry the wool away as it is cut from the sheep.

    The fleeces are shown being held up to the camera.

    VS of sheep running around after being shorn.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    20947
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1049.41
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:24:00 / 01:48:09:00
    Canister:
    40/56
    Sort Number:
    40/056
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