• Short Summary

    Corn is carried by barges as the canals of England become important for transporting supplies.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CORN BY CANAL".

    Location of events unknown - somewhere in England.

    Various good shots of a canal harbour with many boats moored and a cargo of corn being loaded by a crane into the hold of a canal boat. Commentator talks of attention being focused on the traffic of the canals as transport is now so vitally important. Picturesque shots of barges moving along a canal, being pulled by small motorboats. Good shots of barges entering a lock, being raised to a new level and moving on, past woodland and open country.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1204.26
    Media URN:
    15605
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:40:00 / 01:47:29:00
    Canister:
    PT 538

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