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  • Short Summary

    Portuguese women workers, Minister Mesil and President Dalmeide with family.

  • Description

    Le Dr Antonio Jose Dalmeide.


    Women workers in a pit like a cellar digging & carrying baskets of dirt on their heads as they walk up a plank. Then a quick CU Mesil; Parliamentary Minister (very dark shot). Other shots of women carrying large baskets; many people walking along train tracks in between 2 cliffs.

    More shots of women w/ various items carried on their heads; an incredible sense of balance - a pottery jar; a large box. Women filling baskets w/ grain.

    Shots of Portuguese President Dr Antonio Jose Dalmeide w/ wife and young daughter; relaxing at a table in a courtyard. The daughter has a big white bow in her hair and plays with a ball. Shot of the family taking a walk.

    Woman leading oxen pulling a wagon in town street.

    Note: film seems to be decomposing and is quite bad quality throughout.

    Personalities; statesmen; economic & social conditions; labour conditions.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:39:00 / 01:38:15:00
    ON 313 D

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