Rain And Drought Aka Water On The Ration 1952

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    Staplecross, Sussex.

    Rain clouds loom. Heavy rains fall on the English Countryside. CU rain drops hitting village pond. CU. Sign post, Staplecross, Battle and Hastings. GV Street in Staplecross. LV. Mr. Dawson at village pump watching man trying to pump water. CU. Man pumping. SCU. Mr. Dawson looking up spout of pump. SV. Pan women walking along village street with buckets. SV. Pan woman and dog with buckets walking along street. SV. Woman with dog carrying coupons in mouth walking through garden gate. LV. Queue lining up for water. SV. People holding empty buckets. Angle shot, people holding empty buckets. Coupon. SV. Woman handing over coupons to Mr. Gladwish. CU. 1d per gallon written on truck. SV. Mr. Gladwish taking bucket from woman. CU. Hand turning water cock pan down, as water fills bucket. SV. Bucket being handed to woman. CU. Two buckets of water being picked up and carried away. LV. Three people filling buckets of water from pond, Mr. and Mrs. Cutting and old Mrs. Wolfe. CU. Mr. Cutting pours water into wife's pail pan to Mrs. Wolfe. SV. Water collected in rain tanks alongside house. SV. Bath full of water under stack pipe of house. SV. Back view, man walking up village street with watering can and pail.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene 'H')

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    27317
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    22.58
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:11:00 / 01:59:40:00
    Canister:
    52/65
    Sort Number:
    52/065
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