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  • Short Summary

    Work on a banana plantation in the West Indies.

  • Description

    Colour.

    Unedited material.

    Various shots of black workers on a banana plantation in the West Indies. They are handed slips of paper - possibly wage slips. Short shot of a girl dancing from low angle. Various shots of work in progress. Land Rover being driven through the plantation. Farmer walks up a hill towards the workers. A young boy helps to carry a metal container up the hill. A machete is used to cut the plants. High angle shot of a river. C/U of the foreman as he watches the workers. They seem to be digging up banana plants or clearing the ground for planting banana plants.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3061.07
    Media URN:
    86952
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1971
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:34:00 / 01:53:56:00
    Canister:
    UN 4552 L

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This footage was shot for the ITV current affairs programme "This Week" in August 1971.

    Further footage from this shoot can be found in clips 3061.08, 3057.03, 3057.06 and 3069.03.

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