• Short Summary

    Demonstration of the new Ford tractor.

  • Description

    Cranham - Gloucester or London?

    SCU. A tricolour flag flying. SCU. Another flag flying. They show the countries represented. LS. Bunting strung from poles. CU Angle shot of export salesman. CU. Badge with notice 'H. M. Power - Export' on lapel of man's jacket. Pan to close up shot of his face. Commentator with 'walkie talkie' radio on back. MS. Commentator standing by new Ford tractor pointing and explaining its functions. MS. Commentator climbs onto driving seat of the tractor. SCU. He talks while driving along. MS. Commentator driving tractor, demonstrating it. Interested circle of spectators watching. SCU. Loud speaker van and radio mast, & CU. LS. Spectators. CU. Knives of tractor turning soil. SCU. Men walking around. CU. Two Oriental men taking notes. CU. Oriental man. SCU. Bearded man chatting to others. SCU. Demonstrator with walkie talkie apparatus. LS. Crowd. MS. Man putting grain into threshing machine. CU. Man emptying bucket of threshed grain into sack. CU. Hands handling grain. CU. Threshed grain pouring out of machine. LS. Crowd watching tractor. MS. Plough at work (2 shots). CU. Man with camera taking photograph. SCU. Men watching demonstration. SCU. Three land girls getting onto potato drill. CU. Land girls on potato drill. SCU. Land girls sitting on potato drill. MS. Back view, potato drill with land girls on, demonstrating the equipment. MS. Tractor implement being demonstrated. LS. Elevated, tractors being demonstrated. MS Mechanical scoop dropping load, & MS.

    (Mute Orig.Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 19/09/1949.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:29:00 / 01:29:40:00
    UN 2169 E

Comments (1)

  1. androgen says

    This was filmed at Lambkins Farm, Cranham, Essex (NOT GLOUCESTERSHIRE) in 1949. I have an advert publicising the event if you require evidence of this.

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