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    Pony roundup and cattle sale on Shetland Isles, Scotland.

    L/S of wild ponies roaming over fields. Various shots of farmers crawling through fence and rounding up ponies on foot. The ponies are lead off to be sold. C/U two ponies nuzzling each other.

    Various shots of cattle sale. We see a wild pony on leash being paraded in front of buyers, animals struggles off. Auction takes place on hillside near village, the men stand around looking at animals and listening to auctioneer. The buyers pay at desk, handing over cash to woman. Various shots bull for sale, some farmers examine the animal's teeth. C/U of women counting bank notes. One purchase has been made, the buyer clips his mark with scissors onto bull's hide. Various shots men and women leading cattle down lane after sale.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    34184
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1261.39
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:13:00 / 02:01:21:00
    Canister:
    NP 221
    Sort Number:
    NP 221
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Scottish Wildlife Wild Scotland Wild Scotland
  • Stills

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

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