• Short Summary

    Asparagus pickers in the Vale of Evesham and a French baby is put into a protective gas bag.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF".

    Various locations of events.

    L/S of the picturesque market town of Evesham, Hereford and Worcester, with the River Avon in the foreground. We then see several shots of men picking asparagus in a field. Women sort the asparagus into bundles which are washed and packed in wicker baskets.

    In France we see a group of women watching as a baby is put into a gas-proof bag. The bag is attached by a tube to its mothers gas mask. M/S of the mother wearing her gas mask and holding her baby in the bag close to her.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1190.08
    Media URN:
    41003
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:57:00 / 01:15:37:00
    Canister:
    PT 485

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