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  • Short Summary

    Educational film about harvesting wheat.

  • Description

    British Instructional Films Ltd presents a Classroom Film.

    Camera pans over a landscape of fields. Field of wheat in the foreground. Two men walk in a field, one has a large scythe. C/U of the man sharpening his scythe. "Opening the ways." He chops the crop down. C/U of the scythe cutting through the crop of wheat. The binder is shown in operation. A machine pulled by a tractor chops and binds the crop then throws it to the side. Combine harvester. Men stack the sheaves to dry. They stand them upright balancing against each other. The sheaves are lifted on to the back of a cart with a pitchfork. C/U of the horse which pulls the cart. Using an elevator, the sheaves are lifted on to the top of a haystack where men arrange them appropriately. The stacks are house-shaped. The men leave the stacks, walking along with their tools over their shoulders.

    Duplicate exists - see UN 1538 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1833.05
    Media URN:
    71159
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:04:00 / 01:46:35:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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