• Short Summary

    Birdseye (Birds Eye) peas being picked and loaded onto refrigerated freight train.

  • Description

    Title reads: "It's Cooler by Train".

    Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

    Various shots Birdseye (Birds Eye) refrigerated freight wagons being loaded at railway siding. The Mayor of Yarmouth, Cllr. E. Applegate and party watches. The Mayor waves green flag for train to start.

    Various shots fieldsman Mr. B. Frankland standing beside his radio car at edge of field, he is handed peas by farmer Mr. A. D'Engelse for tasting. Mr. Frankland talks over radio in his car to the Birds Eye factory.

    G/V people walking across field to look at the mobile pea viner. The pea viner is towed by tractor. C/U peas being picked up by revolving spiked rollers and travelling up a conveyor belt into the machine for shelling. C/U waste material being thrown out the back of the viner. C/U shelled peas dropping into a tray. C/U peas in the tray.

    M/S bean harvester at work in the field. C/U green beans being conveyed upwards into the machine. Beans which have passed through the machine dropping into crate. C/U man running his hand through the beans. G/V bean harvester at work in the field.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:11:00 / 01:32:26:00

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