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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of harvest time in the small country village of East Brent, Somerset.

  • Description

    East Brent, Somerset.

    Full titles read: "ALL IS SAFELY GATHERED IN - The whole village joins in (now fast disappearing) old-fashioned English "Harvest Home"..."

    Good L/S's of cornfield. L/S's of three Shire horses pulling a corn harvesting machine through the field with woman at the reins. L/S's of numerous clergymen walking out through church gateway. L/S's of local people making their way to their entrance to the church.

    Intertitle reads: "...according to ancient custom. First thanksgiving... then, harvest bread.... a mighty cheese.... Xmas pudding and honest harvest ALE !"

    Group shot of farmers pose for the camera with farm produce. M/S of several women being passed Xmas pudding from window. L/S's of Brownies walking in front of women with Christmas pudding, they walk in line down country road. Various shots of people in large marquee being served cheese and other food.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    800.19
    Media URN:
    36228
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:09:00 / 01:28:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1638

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