• Short Summary

    Frost prevention methods demonstrated.

  • Description

    Florida, United States of America USA.

    American commentary, transcript on file.

    Various shots of a group of workers saving a frost-hit crop (it is a ground crop, possibly cucumber). Various shots of huge polythene sheets being spread over young citrus groves in an attempt to save them from frost. Various shots of small fires or "smudge pots" burning at night as a frost prevention. MS. Floridian householder watering lawn. This is done in an attempt to put a layer of ice over lawn to protect grass from bitter winds. Various shots of a beach in Florida. The deck chairs on sands have wind breaks built round them and life guard is wearing anorak.

    (Comb. F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3084.06
    Media URN:
    87346
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:46:00 / 01:07:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 3699 C

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