• Short Summary

    Sam Taylor runs his large farm in Leicestershire - despite being blinded in WW1.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Loughboro'. Blind Man Farms 50 Acres".

    Shepshed, near Loughborough, Leicestershire.

    LV Panning shot of Mr Sam Taylor walking to farmyard to feed chickens. CU Mr Taylor throwing seed to the chickens. LV Ditto, pigs also standing round. SV Chickens and pigs. CU Mr Taylor blowing whistle to call other pigs to him for feeding. LV Two pigs walking towards. SV Mr Taylor bends down and feels the water level of the pig trough. LV Cows grazing. CU Cow grazing with bell round its neck. CU Mr. Taylor listening, hears the bell and orders his guide dog Susie to make for where the cows are. SV Panning shot of the guide dog leading Mr Taylor to the cows. LV Mr Taylor and the dog coming through gate into another field where the cows are to be lead as the grass is fresher. CU Cow looking. LV Mr Taylor and dog standing by as the cows walk through the gate into the other field. CU Guide dog Susie. SV Cow walking through the gate. CU Mr. Taylor's son Pat seated at the wheel of tractor and talking to his father. CU Mr. Taylor seated on mower which is to be towed by the tractor. He releases brake handle. LV Panning shot of the tractor and mower moving off. GV Tractor and Mower cutting grass in large field. Travel shot of Mr Taylor seated on mower as it cuts grass. CU Grass being cut. SV Mr Taylor and his wife looking on as son Pat loads a calf into van to take to the market. SV Cow looking. LV Mr and Mrs Taylor waving as van drives off. CU Mr and Mrs Taylor waving.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:51:00 / 01:09:58:00

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