Harvesting, drying and shipping of rice in Taiwan.
Documentation on file elaborates on the harvesting of rice in Taiwan.
Map of the Far East. Taiwan. Shot (aerial) of (Ponlai) rice paddies as rice is planted & grown. MS. Water buffalo plowing flooded rice paddy. MS. Farmer digging out rice seedlings for planting. MS. Overhead shot. MCU. Farmer digging out rice seedling for planting. MLS. Farmer leaving with seedlings. MLS. Farmers planting seedlings in flooded paddy field. MS. MCU. Planting operations. MS. LS. Farmerettes tending the rice. MS. Girls on knees in paddy furrowing up the rice. MS. Girls complete their task, and wash mud off their legs. Aerial shot - low flying of rice paddies ready to be harvested. LS. Farmers harvesting rice & threshing grain. MLS. Farmers harvesting. Water buffalo scampers past in b.g. MS. Chinese farmerettes in colourful 'Tou-Li' hats and their heads wrapped for protection from sun. MS.CU. Little girl riding on back of water buffalo. CU. Hand cutting rice stalks. MS. 2 men move threshing barrel to new position.MLS. Men threshing rice at tub - burlap sides prevent grain flying wild. MS. Men threshing rice. MS.MCU. Girls continuing to cut rice. CU. Rice being threshed on steel grate. CU. Hands holding newly threshed rice. MS. Pretty Chinese farmerette holding armful of rice. MCU. Rice. MS. Filling bags of rice from tub. LS. Farmers tying rice in hay racks for drying. MS. Farm family drying rice. MS. Women with wooden hoes turning over rows of rice for drying. MCU. LS. Farmers with sacks of rice on their shoulders. LS. Cart-load of rice moving towards freighter at Keelung for loading. MS. Loading operation aboard 'Peiteh' freighter of the Free Chinese. MS. Dock workers bringing up sacks of rice on carts. MS. Loading rice into sling. CU. Bag of rice with Chinese calligraphy. CU. Stevedore hooking on sling. MS. Load of rice going aboard and into the hold for shipment to the Far East.
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