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  • Short Summary

    Irish country landscape and workers collecting Peat.

  • Description

    Connamara, Ireland

    IRISH MATERIAL

    MS.SV. Man leading a donkey on which a small girl is riding in b.g. is barren landscape with large hill on right of frame. CU. Small girl riding a donkey. MS. Pan with the group as they walk along the road away from the camera. Various shots of men collecting peat from a field and throwing it on a conveyor belt which advances with them across the field. The machine stacks the peat along the edge of the field. GV. Across Lough Corrib, very good shot of the lake, the clouded sky and surrounding hills. Various GVs. Lough, with sun setting behind heavy rain clouds. Two very good shots of the cloudy sky, the camera is looking straight up from the ground and the shot takes in the tops of several trees which form a delicate silhouette against the evening sky.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2750.24
    Media URN:
    81140
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:36:00 / 01:58:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 3276 A

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