• Short Summary

    A look at the maintenance of cherry and apple blossom orchards in Newington, Kent.

  • Description

    Kent blossom.

    Newington, Kent.

    L/S orchard. M/S cherry blossom in foreground with church tower in background. M/S blossom in foreground. Various shots of Oast house. M/S tree covered with apple blossom, C/U of the blossom. M/S tractor passing through orchard pulling spraying machine behind it. Various shots as it goes on, tractor and machine pass camera.

    M/S sheep in orchard. M/S farm manager examining blossom through magnifying glass, various shots as he plucks away the dead buds. M/S of J. Carpenter oiling grass cutter, he walks away and out of frame. M/S as he steps up into the driver's seat of the tractor. M/S tractor starting off, camera pans with mower. Various shots as the grass is mown. M/S of tractor and mower passing through orchard.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1605.25
    Media URN:
    51507
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:04:00 / 01:48:02:00
    Canister:
    NP 507

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