• Short Summary

    British poultry farmers face ruin as glut of imported eggs makes prices ruinously low.

    Keywords: Agriculture,?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: foreign eggs put 8,000,000 hens on 'dole'

    ENGLAND: London:
    EXT
    Price label on English eggs
    Hand taking egg and cracking into frying pan with bacon
    Knife and fork cutting bacon
    Mr and Mrs Wright and son eating at breakfast table
    Mr Wright talking to wife about bacon SOT
    Close up of egg and word 'Danish'

    EXT
    Various of chickens feeding
    Man collecting eggs
    Basket of eggs
    Tower Bridge PAN to Danish boat
    Danish Flag
    Various of cranes lifting crates of eggs from ship to quayside
    Man pulling barrow along
    Farmer feeding chickens
    Chickens feeding

    Mr. Lechmere (Poultry Farmer) interview SOT
    - Without government assistance to curb foreign competition we must go to the wall it's only a question of how soon

    INT
    Various of chickens in chicken coop (cages) inside farm
    Egg rolls down slot
    Boxes of eggs
    Close up of newspaper headline - 'Fall in prices threatens poultry industry'
    Mrs. Wright (Wife) talking to husband at breakfast table SOT
    Background: British poultry farmers face ruin as glut of imported eggs makes prices ruinously low.

    Keywords: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; Personalities - Miscellaneous; Great Britain, farming

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3AIXQ08NWI9GQFQYUYN78TMG8
    Media URN:
    VLVA3AIXQ08NWI9GQFQYUYN78TMG8
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    BUSINESS: Farming: Foreign eggs put 8,000,000 hens on 'dole'

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