• Short Summary

    Japanese daffodil crops are picked and a new anti-accident device for railways.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF".

    Various locations of events.

    Several shots of daffodil crops in Japan being picked by Japanese girls in traditional costume. They carry huge bundles of dafs on their heads through the countryside to a packing shed.

    Brief shots of a diesel train moving along tracks in the countryside (could be Italy?). Several shots show a new railway anti-accident device being demonstrated with model trains and tracks in a studio. An electrical device automatically stops trains when they approach each other on the same line or at a junction.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1200.30
    Media URN:
    41532
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:01:45:00 / 02:03:21:00
    Canister:
    PT 525

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