• Short Summary

    A look at picnics past and future.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Picnics past and future.

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots as a man and woman in old fashioned costumes walk across a field carrying a picnic hamper. They spread out tablecloth and take the food from the basket. C/U's of the food including pies, chicken and cake. Various shots as they eat and drink a toast with champagne then relax afterwards.

    Shots of what a picnic might involve in the future. Various shots as two hikers carry the picnic in their rucksacks. They sit down and unpack labelled tins with dehydrated food. They light fire and boil water then take the top off and put the food in the water. It hydrates and they serve it up and eat it. M/S as they relax and she lights a cigarette.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1303.15
    Media URN:
    43219
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:28:00 / 01:29:58:00
    Canister:
    NP 4

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