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  • Short Summary

    Sale of His Majesty the King's Cattle at Slough.

  • Description

    Christmas Beef - sale of HM the King's cattle at Slough, Berkshire.

    Opens with GV grounds; with men examining the animals for sale; cattle in FG looking directly at camera; pan along cattle. CU long-horned bull leaning head on fence; looking at camera. Sheep in a pen with a sign announcing that they were 'Fed by His Majesty the King'.

    A man wearing a sheepskin tunic and a beret, looking like a typical sheep herd, is walking along the pen; checking out the sheep. GV at the sale; slightly raised camera; looking down at cattle and men; with one man standing a couple feet higher; probably the auctioneer.

    Farming. Agriculture; animals.

    G 352 B.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1868.32
    Media URN:
    71874
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1915 - 1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:13:00 / 01:33:59:00
    Canister:
    ON 027 E

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