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    Every indication of record harvest is disclosed by comprehensive Paramount report from British rural areas.

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Third War Harvest Is The Biggest Yet

    ENGLAND: HARVEST STORY. Scenes showing girls working the machines. Soldiers helping to stack sheaths. Hampshire, England GV Cornfield. CU Ears of corn. LV Girls driving tractor and reaper. SV Girl on reaper pan to sheaves thrown out. CU Oats. LV Girls on reaper. SV Pan girls on reaper. GV Sheaths in field. LV Grenadier Guards stacking sheaths. Travel shot Guards carrying sheaths. CU Guardsman carrying sheath. GV Stacks of sheaths in field. GV Girls working on threshing machine. TV Girl passing up sheath to other girl. CU Girl with sheath. LV Girls resting. CU Girl drinking pan to others. CU Bill West, 64 year old farmer. GV Combine harvester. SV Combine through wheat. CU Corn into bag. SV Placing filled bags on rear of combine. Angle shot driver. SV Pan bags of corn fall off combine. CU Men putting full bags on lorry. GV Baler through field. SV Straw up scraper. Back View: Scraper showing men tying up compressed bales. Back View: Finished bale falling off machine.

    Kent: GV Gilbert Mitchell's frontline farm. LV Reporter talking to farmer Mitchell, joined by wife and sister-in-law. SV Mitchell, reporter and two girls. CU Pan from girls to Mitchell showing medal. GV Men, women and children picking plums. Angle shot boy gathering plums at top of tree. SV Gathering plums pan down to children gathering plums. SV Children picking plums CU Children picking plums. CU Young child picking plums out of basket. LV Cart loaded with plums pan to CU basket of plums. GV Soldiers helping to fill specially erected concrete silos for cold pulping the fruit.

    LV Men putting baskets of fruit into silos. Angle shot from top of silos men handing baskets of fruit up. CU Apples hanging on tree. GV Men picking apples. Angle shot pan men picking apples. CU Man picking apples and placing them in bag on his back. SV Man picking apples from ground level. CU Showing apples in bag round man's back. LV Towards men carrying baskets of apples. CU Placing basket of apples on lorry. CU Showing apples in baskets. Back view horse pan to apple tree. Shot girl guides bringing fruit into centre. SV Placing basket of fruit on scales in fruit canning centre. LV Women placing fruit on scales. STV Women being paid for fruit. LV Woman sorting out fruit. SV Woman pan down to putting fruit into basket. LV Queen looking at machine. CU Queen pan down to machine. STV Woman putting plums into can.

    Windsor, England: STV Putting liquid into can. SV Making tin airtight in machine. CU Making tin airtight in machine. SV Queen looking at canned fruit. CU Pan Queen walks away.
    Background: Every indication of record harvest is disclosed by comprehensive Paramount report from British rural areas.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    DEFENCE / INDUSTRY: Third war harvest is biggest yet

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