• Short Summary

    A food storage facility: people store their Christmas turkeys etc. in deep freeze rooms.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Food bank's not a frost".

    Newbury, Berkshire.

    Food bank for Christmas. L/S of Newbury food bank (looks like old mill house). C/U sign advertising of subzero temperature food storage facilities. M/S of crate of food being taken into bank for storage.

    Interior. M/S of woman customer having her deposit book checked by the bank manager, Malcolm Warrell. C/U of slip being torn from deposit book. M/S of Malcolm putting on duffle coat before entering the deep freeze room. M/S of women in white coats handing him frozen turkeys to put in deep freeze.

    Panning shot from meat hanging in the deep freeze to refrigeration equipment. Malcolm stacking meat onto shelves in the deep freeze. C/U customer's deep freeze depository. C/U pan from one customers depository to another.

    M/S of woman customer writing cheque for withdrawal of her food. She hands the cheque to the manager as he brings her food out from the deep freeze. Various shots party of hunting arriving at bank with birds they have just shot, a Springer Spaniel carries a pheasant in his mouth.

    Interior. M/S of deep freeze room. C/U of Malcolm holding silver platter with two lobsters on, being kept in cold storage until Christmas. C/U of Malcolm holding salmon cooked and decorated for Christmas day also being kept in cold storage. Panning shot deep freeze room full of food.

    Note: brochure for Newbury Food Bank on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1705.17
    Media URN:
    53003
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:04:00 / 01:19:18:00
    Canister:
    59/101

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