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  • Short Summary

    Daffodil harvest in the Scilly isles - flowers being picked and packed.

  • Description

    Scilly Isles.

    Eve gathers the daffodil harvest. M/S of a woman bending down to pick daffodils. M/S of group of men and women picking the flowers. "Dainty messages to tell us that Spring is here - " L/S of two women working together - it is pretty windy. Boxes of daffs are stacked onto a small barrow. This is then taken inside where women tie bundles of flowers together.

    C/U of women holding bunch of daffodils - posing for the camera. "And thousands of cases of daffodils cross the narrow Channel to Penzance." M/S of cases of flowers being unloaded from a boat. Men work together to move the flowers. Shot from the boat as it leaves or approaches a harbour. Story incomplete.

    Was originally an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 355.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    876.16
    Media URN:
    14976
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1928
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:13:00 / 01:42:12:00
    Canister:
    EP 095

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