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  • Short Summary

    Processes involved in making cheese - from a herd of cows to the Cheshire Cheese Fair.

  • Description

    A herd of Cheshire cows walk past the camera.

    Farm hands pour milk into buckets in a farmyard. A milkmaid assists. L/S of the farm workers moving the buckets of milk. The milk is poured through muslin into a large vat. An elderly lady works outside breaking up the curd. The curds are put into a grinding machine which a younger woman operates. The crumbled curd is put into a bucket lined with fabric. The fabric is folded over and the small barrels are put into a press. The press is undone and the cheese is tipped out.

    The fabric is peeled off then a dairy maid places other fabric around the cheese. She stretches it around. M/S of a woman in a large room turning over the large drums of cheese. L/S of the Cheshire Cheese Fair at Whitchurch Large number of cheeses are laid out. Men stand around and look at them.

    Was item in Pathe Pictorial 410 or 411.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    894.26
    Media URN:
    15209
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:02:00 / 02:01:12:00
    Canister:
    EP 117

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