• Short Summary

    THE PROBLEM OF ADAPTING BRITISH AGRICULTURE TO THE SYSTEM OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY HAS BEEN THE MAIN FEATURE OF LONG NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THE SIX MEMBER COUNTRIES AND BRITAIN, WHO IS TRYING TO JOIN THE COMMUNITY.

  • Description

    1.
    LV TRACTOR TOWING MASSEY-FERGUSON '711' POTATO HARVESTER
    0.07

    2.
    REVOLVING DIGGER
    0.11

    3.
    POTATOES AND EARTH FALLING FROM DIGGER ONTO CONVEYOR
    0.15

    4.
    PAN GIRLS SORT POTATOES FROM CONVEYOR, PAN TO POTATOES DOWN CHUTE
    0.21

    5.
    SV PAN POTATOES UP CONVEYOR, DROP INTO ACCOMPANYING TRUCK
    0.27

    6.
    CU PAN GIRLS HANDS SORTING POTATOES, EARTH CONTINUES ON CONVEYOR DOWN CHUTE TO GROUND
    0.35

    7.
    ANGLE V. POTATOES DROP FROM CONVEYOR INTO TRUCK
    0.42

    8.
    LV MECHANICAL POTATO DIGGER AT WORK
    0.47

    9.
    STV TRACTOR DRAWING DAVID BROWN HURRICANE OFF-SET HARVESTER
    0.51

    10.
    SCU PAN CUTTING UNIT PAST CAMERA
    0.54

    11.
    SV PAN DRIVE SHAFT FROM TRACTOR PAN TO GRASS EJECTED FROM CHUTE INTO TRUCK
    1.00

    12.
    ANGLE V. PAN GRASS EJECTED FROM CHUTE INTO TRUCK
    1.05

    13.
    LV TO SV HARVESTER CUTTER IN OPERATION PAN DOWN TO CUTTING UNIT
    1.11

    14.
    LV HARVESTER PAST CAMERA, LOW ANGLE SHOWS AREA CUT IN F/G
    1.18

    15.
    ZOOM IN. MASSEY-FERGUSON COMBINED HARVESTER IN OPERATION
    1.25

    16.
    LV DITTO
    1.28

    17.
    TV CUTTING BLADES OF HARVESTER
    1.34

    18.
    TV GRAIN INTO CONTAINER
    1.37

    19.
    LV STALKS EJECTED FROM REAR OF HARVESTER, HARVESTER TURNS TO START ANOTHER CUT
    1.43

    20.
    ANGLE V. HARVESTER
    1.47

    21.
    STV CUTTING BLADES, FROM OPERATORS SEAT
    1.50

    22.
    LV HARVESTER IN OPERATION
    1.54

    23.
    TV DITTO
    2.02



    Initials PC/PUBLICITY/WS/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE PROBLEM OF ADAPTING BRITISH AGRICULTURE TO THE SYSTEM OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY HAS BEEN THE MAIN FEATURE OF LONG NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THE SIX MEMBER COUNTRIES AND BRITAIN, WHO IS TRYING TO JOIN THE COMMUNITY.

    BRITAIN HAS A RACE OF FARMERS AND FARM WORKERS WHO ARE READY TO FACE THE STIFF INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION THAT MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMON MARKET WOULD BRING. THEY ARE SUPPORTED BY SOME OF THE WORLD'S MOST ADVANCED AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY - MOST OF WHICH IS DESIGNED IN BRITAIN.

    FOUR EXAMPLES OF BRITISH-DESIGNED FARMING MACHINERY ARE SHOWN ON FILM: THE MASSY-FERGUSON 711 POTATO HARVESTER, THE DAVID BROWN HURRICANE OFFSET HARVESTER, AND THE MASSY-FERGUSON 400 AND 500 COMBINED HARVESTER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4G221OMRTND8Y9DAR6VSK4D3P
    Media URN:
    VLVA4G221OMRTND8Y9DAR6VSK4D3P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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