• Short Summary

    The West family in Uckfield make hoops for barrels in the traditional way.

  • Description

    Uckfield, Sussex.

    A look at the West family who have been making hoops for barrels for 150 years. Various shots of the family at work in rustic outdoor woodwork. The workers are all quite elderly. They make the hoops by hand using traditional methods. The narrator explains that the family is finding hard to find young labour with relevant skills.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1216.30
    Media URN:
    41617
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:37:00 / 01:45:55:00
    Canister:
    NSP 11

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