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  • Short Summary

    British civilians preparing allotments - part of wartime food drive.

  • Description

    World War One. Homefront. Location of events

    British civilians preparing wartime garden allotments. Old man using shovel, younger man and a woman turning up soil, others in background also working. MS 2 elderly men digging a narrow ditch. Man weeding, woman planting. CU same woman kneeling, planting & securing string to divide plots, other women with rakes in background, little girl wandering around. CU man planting potatoes into ditch, other man rakes soil over them.

    Note: same is on ON 403 O.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2334.61
    Media URN:
    75025
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:37:00 / 01:51:21:00
    Canister:
    ON 205 I

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