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  • Short Summary

    Girls at work in a greenhouse potting up tomato plants. Girls pick and pack the ripe tomatoes.

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    "Where the "apple of love" - in other words, the tomato - grows."

    High angle shot of a large number of greenhouses. Camera pans across. "0Young tomato plants spend part of their early life in pots." M/S of group of women potting up tomato plants. C/U of two girls putting the seedlings into the pots. One of the girls holds up pot to the camera. M/S of the girls at work. "In three weeks potting becomes planting." High angle shot of women replanting the seedlings into the ground using hand trowels - back breaking work.

    "Later, Eve's trimming experience is a useful asset." Various shots of women tending to tomato plants. "Another ten weeks sees the fruit ripe for picking. M/S of girls walking between rows of tomato plants with baskets of picked tomatoes. "After picking - packing." High angle shot of three women packing tomatoes. C/U of woman placing straw into a box to protect the tomatoes. The lid of the box is then nailed on. M/S of lorry driving away from the greenhouses.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review 536.

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    Film ID:
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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:00:00 / 01:12:00:00
    EP 220

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