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  • Short Summary

    Annual cotton picking contest in Arkansas, USA.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material. 17/10/1946?

    Annual cotton picking contest in Arkansas, USA (United States of America).

    An official fires a pistol for the beginning of the contest. Various shots of some of the pickers at work. Various shots of the pickers trudging home with loaded sacks slung across shoulders. One man tips out raw cotton onto the ground. C/U of small black African-American girl with hair in braids sitting amongst a pile of raw cotton. All the cotton pickers seen are white.

    Possibly connected with 46/83 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1536.41
    Media URN:
    60148
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1946
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:06:00 / 01:43:36:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 089 P

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