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  • Short Summary

    Competition for lumberjacks in Welshpool. They take large axes to trees in a forest.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Welshpool. Britain's best 'axemen' compete for championship in ancient craft of tree-falling - one of the few tests of skill where workmanship, not speed - counts!"

    Welshpool, Wales.

    Men at work in forest. They are working in teams to two to fell trees (the trees are numbered). They are using large axes to chop through the tree trunks. Some of the lumberjacks then start using a large two man saw. Shots of trees falling.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    865.33
    Media URN:
    12686
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:44:00 / 01:53:37:00
    Canister:
    31/72

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