• Short Summary

    The hectic life of a man working in a city compared with the calm of working on the land.

  • Description

    Ministry of Information public information trailer.

    Location unknown.

    LS industrial landscape with smoking chimneys. HAS city street with bomb sites, bus queues and double-decker buses. MS young man rushes out of front door of typical Victorian terraced house and runs down street, falling over group of children playing on pavement. LS country scene of men harvesting wheat in a field gathering up sheaves and piling them into stooks. MS young man jumps off bus onto crowded pavement. LAS young man going down metal stairs into basement. MS he hangs up his coat. MS women farm workers stacking sheaves of wheat. MS clock face showing one o'clock. MS man comes up steps from basement. CU his legs and feet as he tries to cross the road and has to jump back to avoid the traffic. MS horse-drawn farm cart pilled high with sheaves and farm worker putting more on with pitchforks. MS man on harvester cutting wheat mechanically. MS man running across street. LS traffic. CU man in queue, looks at watch and walks off. MS Cottage with children playing in front of it, man walks towards camera. MS man walks R to L across camera in field with children playing in background. MS tractor (Fordson) coming towards camera with young man and driver on it. Title "For details apply to your Local Employment Exchange ".

    NB: item was originally part of Gazette issue 48/57

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:36:00 / 01:07:29:00
    48/57 (TRAILERS)

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