• Short Summary

    Good footage of wheat harvest in New South Wales, Australia.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Australian newsreel titles read: 'Nth West NSW - RECORD HARVEST WILL HELP STARVING WORLD'.

    New South Wales, Australia.

    Shots of wheat in a field waving in the breeze. L/S pan of a large tract of wheat. M/S of combine harvester at work. C/U as a worker pauses for a drink from a water bottle.

    M/S of a man sewing up sacks of grain. L/S of a lorry full of grain driving to a depot. Grain is loaded into trucks by means of a conveyor belt. Bags are then returned to the farm. L/S of a stack of bags. M/S of a large silo and grain being dumped into it.

    C/U of farmer Stan Carberry, standing in a wheat field and answering questions about the crop. He stresses the shortage of bags which is the farmers' greatest problem.

    Shots of the harvesters at work. L/S pan of a tract of land full of harvested bundles of corn. M/S of two girls walking through the waist high corn. Various shots of a girl handling corn. L/S pan of a harvested tract of land.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2192.07
    Media URN:
    64511
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:22:00 / 01:26:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 1871 B

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