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  • Short Summary

    Once a year the people of Sawston get to pick peas from a field for free.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Everyone shall have enough peas - once every year - free! When town crier calls "All on" whole village flock to gather 2 acres of peas and remember Lady Huntingdon's quaint 200 year old bequest. Sawston, Cambridgeshire.

    L/S of men, women and children in the field picking the peas, M/S of them filling a basket. C/U of one man on the ground looking through the plants. M/S of women and men picking the peas.

    Intertitle - 'it only took an hour to pick the field clean!'

    M/S as they all walk up the field in a line carrying their buckets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    412.29
    Media URN:
    19661
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:14:00 / 01:46:09:00
    Canister:
    G 1208

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