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  • Short Summary

    Women at work harvesting asparagus - possibly in Germany.

  • Description

    Story about the asparagus harvest. C/U of a basket full of asparagus. M/S of a woman using a special tool to dig out asparagus - looks like it is growing underground. L/S of the field. Women work in the field harvesting the crop. M/S of a group of workers, one man and a teenage girl, the others are women.

    "Toothsome sticks for tender palates - out of their dugouts!" Various shots of the women digging down and cutting the asparagus. They then fill the earth back over the holes. C/U of a hole being dug. "This harvest has already adorned Berlin's tables - but the harvest goes on -"

    L/S of the workers in the trenches. M/S of two women walking along carrying baskets full of asparagus. Various shots of the workers at their tasks.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 471.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    918.23
    Media URN:
    15463
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:55:00 / 01:50:20:00
    Canister:
    EP 190

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