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  • Short Summary

    Royal Farm Show including demonstration by women wartime farm workers.

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    Agriculture. World War One. labour. Royal Farm Show; including demonstration by women wartime farm workers. Opens with pig judging scene: several men guiding several pigs about inside fenced enclosure. Quick shot of long stall selling raincoats; 'water proofers'. 5 women walking across field in raincoats rain hats; carrying pitchforks. Women pitching hay--slow pan across group of women at work. A woman behind a plough; with a team of draft horses. CU nice shot of young woman standing between two horses; holding onto the bridles. Group of women gathered round a large pot connected to a pipe; standing outside; they all hold large bowls; which they may be filling with something in the stove. Women approaching brick farm building; others walking out with plates; some wear dresses; others overalls or trousers. Shot looking into interior; through large open space. Women sit at long table eating communal dinner. Women probably women's land army.

    Nicely shot footage.

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    Film ID:
    1850.35
    Media URN:
    71310
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:01:00 / 01:43:30:00
    Canister:
    ON 013 F aka G 0382

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