• Short Summary

    Gypsies evicted from camp in Darenth Wood, Kent. Local MP and vicar protest.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Gypsies Evicted".

    Darenth, nr Dartford, Kent.

    L/S gypsy camp in Darenth Woods. Various shots Norman Dodds, Labour MP, talking to group of Gipsies. C/U water running across the muddy ground, pan up to camp. L/S tractors and lorries arriving on the site to tow the caravans away. C/U Dodds talking to a police official while the vicar of Darenth stands by on the left of screen. Various shots tractors and lorries towing away gypsy caravans while gypsies watch. Various shots of former gypsy camp after all the caravans have gone: ground is strewn with litter and junk. Panning shot two horses standing by a hedge. L/S traffic going past the caravans which are parked on verge on the A2 road.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1709.23
    Media URN:
    53113
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:56:00 / 01:33:14:00
    Canister:
    62/8

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The story of this particular group of gypsies continues in clip 1713.02.

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