• Short Summary

    Harvest Festival at village of Chilham, Kent.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "AND A VILLAGE GIVES ITS THANKS".

    Chilham, Kent.

    Church as seen over tombstones. Closer shot of church tower. Rooks flying in sky. Towards, people going to church. Man and woman walking to church. Across churchyard, people taking produce into church. Close up shot of a woman carrying bunch of flowers and marrow with little girl who carries pumpkin. Church doorway with people entering church with produce. Close up shot of a girl taking giant marrow into church. Close up shot of carrots in woman's hand. Back view, people walking into church. Woman late for church runs across screen.

    Close up shot of choirboy eating apple. He throws core away. Close up shot of an apple core landing on tombstone. Offerings on altar. Parson announcing hymn. Close up shot of sheaf of corn. Parson in background. Close up shot of Parson continuing announcement. Close up shot of a hand turning page of hymnbook. Angle shot, choir singing 'We Plough the Fields and Scatter.' Close up shot of stained glass window. General view of church with people in. Close up shot of a man singing. Close up shot of a boy turning head. Choir in church singing. Offerings in church.

    Close up shot of a cluster of apples. Close up shot of a woman picking plums. Field of uncut wheat. Close up shot of wheat. General view, wheat beaten down by rain. General view, harvester cutting wheat. Tractor hauling sacks of grain away followed by horse with cart load of hay. Close up shot of grain falling into pile. Zoom out to pumpkin in church. Back view, congregation singing. Choir in background. Altar. Close up shot of a crucifix and candle on altar.

    Note from the old record - Cuts in 2004.A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:00:00 / 01:26:55:00

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