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    Spalding, Lincolnshire.

    Exterior. C/U of the heads red tulips being picked. M/S of five tulip pickers at work, panning shot to four blonde Windmill Girls wearing garlands of tulips. M/S of tulip pickers at work. C/U of two Windmill Girls. M/S of tractor pulling a trailer full of tulip heads. The tulip pickers empty baskets of more tulips into a truck.

    Oxford Street, London.

    Interior. M/S of a man tipping earth from a wheel barrow, behind him is a back drop painted with a rural scene - it is part of a garden built inside a "leading London store" to celebrate spring. M/S of two men in suits looking at a plan. C/U of a plan of the garden, tilt up to show real garden being built. M/S of a man carrying a pot of pussy willow. The man takes the willows out of the pot, they are stuck in a block of ice. C/U of another man shattering the ice block with a stone. M/S of two men planting tulips. C/U of a man planting red tulips. M/S of the first man planting daffodils. M/S of a man planting a small conifer. M/S of three women walking from one part of the store into the indoor garden, panning shot shot follows them as they look around. M/S of a couple admiring the tulips. C/U of the couple. C/U of the tulips. M/S of the three women, panning shot to the tulip beds. M/S of the couple strolling, panning shot to a woman laying straw on one of the flower beds, beside her is a collie dog.

    Lincolnshire. C/U of a girl tying tulip heads to the straw frame of a carnival float. C/U of tulip heads being tipped into a crate, tilt up to the girl at work. M/S of three women attaching tulips to the float, the front of which is shaped like a swan. M/S of the Windmill Girls admiring the float. M/S of the women at work. Various shots of the Windmill Girls admiring different floats. L/S of people dressed as potatoes on a flower covered float driving along a crowd lined streets.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Time in/Out:
    01:38:15:00 / 01:41:12:00
    CP 429
    Sort Number:
    CP 429
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