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    Process of making sauerkraut from cabbage arriving and being placed on conveyor belt.

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    Documentation elaborates on the sauerkraut making process - export is small because it is liked so much by the Dutch themselves.

    LS. Cabbage piled up in yard, pan to lorry load of cabbages being driven into shed. MS. Two men with trolley loads of cabbages, man passing cabbages through hatch to man on other side who places the cabbages onto machine which removes outer leaves. CU. Top shot of cabbages on moving conveyor belt, towards men with drilling machines where the stalks are cut off. CU. Cabbages being mechanically cut. CU. Cut cabbages on moving conveyor belt. LS. Cut cabbage tipping into trolleys and of it being moved off towards sour bins. CU. Cut cabbages being tipped into sour bin. MS.CU. Workman wearing special footwear, standing amongst the cabbages, raking them over. LS. Man throwing salt over cabbage in sour bins. LS. Lid being placed on bin. MS. Two men lifting small keg. CU. Line of kegs on shelf. LS. Line of barrels, pan to workmen shovelling the Sauerkraut onto table, workmen standing behind table. LS. Workmen standing behind table taking the sauerkraut from table and placing it into bins. CU. Sauerkraut in bin, greaseproof paper being placed on top, then the lid. MS. machine is then pressed onto the lid, water runs from the barrels. CU. LS. Workmen wheeling barrels towards and placing them with a long line of barrels.


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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:53:00 / 01:27:09:00
    UN 3013 C

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