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    Smoked turkeys.

    Harry West's butchers. Tottenham, London.

    M/S of turkeys hanging up in cold storage, a man walks in and takes them away. Various shots of man lifting turkeys from hook and passing them over. M/S of turkey being pushed on overhead trolley into trussing room. M/S as man puts turkey on a bench. M/S of men standing at bench trussing turkeys. Various shots of the process. C/U two men injecting turkey with spices, needle enters the left leg. C/U man's face. C/U of the turkey being placed in tray with others.

    M/S man taking turkeys from tray and placing one in brine tub. C/U turkey dropping down into solution. C/U turkeys hanging in smoking oven, man inspects them and looks into the lower regions of the oven. M/S man lifting batch of turkeys from oven, Harry West walks into picture and examines them. C/U as they are examined and put back on rack. M/S two men placing smoked turkeys on bench, prior to wrapping. C/U turkey is placed in plastic bag and suction pipe is inserted. C/U of another man tying string round bag, as air is removed from it. C/U man tying and cutting string then placing turkey to one side. They place another turkey in a bag, suction pipe is inserted, bag is collapsed. M/S man packing turkeys in cardboard boxes.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:46:00 / 01:27:07:00
    NP 496
    Sort Number:
    NP 496
  • Appears in...

    Science & Technology Trade & Industry
    General Food, Markets & Butchers
  • Stills

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

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