Footage of a lesson to educate budding butchers in Smithfield, Cumbria.
Butcher training in Smithfield, Cumbria.
M/S Teacher at desk, surrounded by skeletons, explaining anatomy. C/U Instructor with skull of cow. L/S and M/S Class of pupils. C/U Pupils listening. C/U Another instructor explaining to pupils about teeth of animals. Practical classroom, carcass dumped on desk, pupils all working. Sawing through side of beef.
C/U Instructor cutting it and showing to pupils. Pupil watching. Teacher pointing out details. M/S Another instructor cutting pork chops. C/U Cutting chop and putting on plate. Pre-war ration put on bench with post-war joint put beside it. Instructor showing handling of fowls. Pupil, pan down to chicken as he puts on pile. Instructor stringing sausages.