The Potato Pickers 1931

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    "It's a back-aching job too, following the plough and picking up the potatoes."

    L/S of workers in the field picking potatoes and putting them into small baskets. C/U of a woman picking up the potatoes at speed as she moves along the furrow. L/S of horse drawn cart moving towards the camera. Baskets of potatoes are thrown up to the man who is driving the horse, he empties the baskets and throws them back down again.

    "So much easier this way - with a tractor and digging equipment." (Shot missing) "Alternative attachments for collecting the potatoes can be fixed." (Shot missing). Incomplete story.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 537.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    16815
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    946.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:44:00 / 01:28:49:00
    Canister:
    EP 221
    Sort Number:
    EP 221
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