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  • Short Summary

    Educational film showing maize being harvested and processed - camels are used to transport the corn.

  • Description

    British Instructional Films Presents A Classroom Film.

    Workers in a field carry large bundles of maize. Closer shots of the workers as they pick the cobs off the plants. They peel off the outer leaves and throw the cobs into a pile. Women load the cobs up into baskets. C/U of woman working. Woman tips cobs from a basket and men load into sacks. The sacks are weighed then attached to the backs of camels. The camels stand up and are led along. Camel train. The corn is put through a machine that is driven by hand. This machine seems to break the corn from the cob. The corn is collected in a basket underneath the machine. The corn is then poured into a very large pile.

    The End. A Pathe - B.I.F. Film.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1677.04
    Media URN:
    70993
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:18:00 / 01:18:04:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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