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  • Short Summary

    Workers at Smithfield meat market have to wear caps and smocks for hygiene purposes.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Meat millinery! Meat porters, by order of Ministry of Health, now have to wear white caps and smocks as aid to cleanliness. Smithfield, London.

    M/S of the workers stood in their caps and smocks, various shots of them in different styles, they smile and look a bit bashful. A man holds a huge joint of meat over his shoulders, he is surrounded by his colleagues.

    Note: there is another version of this item with the same title and footage which is tinted yellow. It is on *PM0386*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    386.03
    Media URN:
    25021
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:10:00 / 01:02:52:00
    Canister:
    G 1178

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