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  • Short Summary

    Great footage of families picking hops in the annual harvest in Kent.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Kent. A Bumper Crop. Finest hops for years - prices up - glorious weather - gives the Hop-Pickers Army real 'profit and pleasure' holiday."

    Kent.

    Various shots of families working to harvest hops. Men work with hooks to pull down hops. Children (both boys and girls) are pulling hops from the plants and dropping them into sacks. Shots of elderly woman picking hops. An elderly man with a bowler hat pulls hops.

    More shots of families working together picking hops.

    Women and children take a break to sit and eat some bread and meat. They even have a baby with them feeding from a bottle.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    733.06
    Media URN:
    6632
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:11:00 / 01:08:09:00
    Canister:
    33/69

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