• Short Summary

    London hop pickers make their way to Kent for the season.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Kent.

    Various shots as hop pickers arrive at a London train station with their belongings. Various shots as they gather together and wait for the train. C/U of a mother holding her baby. Various shots as they load their stuff onto the train.

    M/S at Paddock Wood, Kent. The hop pickers set to work sorting out the huts which will be their homes whilst hop picking. M/S as young women make the tea. M/S's of girls packing straw into mattresses on which they will sleep. C/U as a woman washes clothes in a tub. A girl washes her legs in a bowl of water. C/U of a woman with a baby. Various studies of people, young and old, as they pick the hops. C/U as small children enjoy themselves picking the hops. C/U of a filled barrel of freshly picked hops.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1408.40
    Media URN:
    45856
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:50:00 / 01:55:21:00
    Canister:
    46/72

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