Trailer - Precious Potatoes 1948

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Description

Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

A short trailer film encouraging people to help gather the potato harvest.

VS of what appears to be a comic version of a village green game of cricket. MS the ball is struck into a field of potato plants.

VS of people...

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Data

Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
59719
Sort Number:
UNSO 029 F
Time in/Out:
01:40:26:00 / 01:41:27:00
Canister:
UNSO Reel 029 G
Film ID:
1518.38
Issue Date:

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Newsreels
Categories
Trade & Industry
WorkSpaces
British countryside

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