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  • Short Summary

    Women at work harvesting and packing cucumbers.

  • Description

    Cheshunt, Hertfordshire.

    "These particular ladies grow cucumbers and don't throw stones." (A joke on the proverb "People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones"). M/S of two women walking past a row of greenhouses. Interior of the greenhouse, the women pick cucumbers. C/U of cucumbers hanging down. Various shots of the women as they pick the vegetables and lay them carefully into boxes. C/U of box full of cucumbers.

    "All that's missing is the salmon!" The girls carry out the boxes. Girls sort the cucumbers, they are laid carefully in wicker baskets. "Adam takes the result, of course!" Men lift the wicker baskets onto the back of a lorry.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 517.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    938.23
    Media URN:
    16721
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:22:00 / 01:54:02:00
    Canister:
    EP 211

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