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    ENGLAND: CRISIS HARVEST. CAN CROPS BE SAVED? In graphic country-wide survey Paramount shows desperate state of agriculture. Nr. Overton, England SV Combined harvester at work cutting oats at Overton, Mr. W.N. Porter's farm. CU Ditto. SV Workmen shifting oats away from harvester.



    Northumberland, England: GV Flattened field in Northumberland. Pan V Ditto.



    ENGLAND: CRISIS HARVEST. CAN CROPS BE SAVED? In graphic country-wide survey Paramount shows desperate state of agriculture. Leicestershire, England Pan V Damaged crops in Leicestershire.



    ENGLAND: CRISIS HARVEST. CAN CROPS BE SAVED? In graphic country-wide survey Paramount shows desperate state of agriculture. Nr. Lewes, England LV Combined harvester at work in Mr. Robinson's farm. CU Machine gathering straw. Angle V Straw jammed at top of chute. LV Tractor throwing hay onto huge fire (GBP400 rotted hay) SV Fire. GV Pea field with reaper at work. Closer V Ditto. CU Hands holding peas which have been choked by weeds. SV Farmer walking thru field tugging up weeds. BIG GV Harvester working on corn. CU Pan Corn down chute. GV Corn being unloaded in drying shed. SV Farmer shovelling corn. SV Drier. CU Corn being dried. LV Harvester at work during darkness. Closer V Ditto. SCU Pan Corn down chute to men working on harvester at night. SV Relief worker takes over during night without stopping machinery. Pan V From driver to harvester to corn. FADE TO GV Pan Field of corn which the Farmer hopes to gather in the near future, when it is ripe.



    ENGLAND: CRISIS HARVEST. CAN CROPS BE SAVED? In graphic country-wide survey Paramount shows desperate state of agriculture. Hampshire, England GV Field of crops lying flat in Hampshire. CU Hands picking up oats that have dropped.



    ENGLAND: CRISIS HARVEST. CAN CROPS BE SAVED? In graphic country-wide survey Paramount shows desperate state of agriculture. Everleigh, Nr. Devizes, England GV 4 Harvesters at work on oats on farm of Mr. W.E. Cave of Evereleigh. SV Harvester at work. CU Ditto. Tilt shot man tugging at oats which have jammed harvester.



    Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; Self-Reference




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    FARMER, GEMMELL, READ, DUDLEY. (EXC.)
    WHOLE STORY: INDUSTRIALS: FARMING

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE9L7ZCWYYRQA8UBCRU82GM58Z
    Media URN:
    VLVAE9L7ZCWYYRQA8UBCRU82GM58Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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