• Short Summary

    Cockle women of Penclaudd collect shellfish at the shore on a cold winter's morning.

  • Description

    Penclaudd near Swansea, Wales.

    Various shots of women riding on on flat pony carts and donkeys out to the sands in the early morning to collect cockles. They are all bundled up in heavy clothing and headscarves - it looks very cold and grey.

    Several shots of women raking the cockles into sieves and putting them into sacks and pots. One woman, wearing about 50 layers of clothing, flaps her arms about her middle to keep warm. Nice shots of bags of cockles on the pony carts while the women work nearby.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1247.15
    Media URN:
    34096
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:25:00 / 01:28:01:00
    Canister:
    NP 179

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