• Short Summary

    Gypsies live in primitive huts in squalid conditions in New Forest.

  • Description

    New Forest, Hampshire.

    General view, pan down country road. General shot of forest clearing, washing hangs on line. General view of gypsy encampment. Various shots of gypsy huts made from wood, tin and canvas - very primitive. C/U of stew pot boiling over open fire. C/U of chimney, pan down to man and dog going into hut. General view of camp. M/S of woman sitting in doorway of tent. C/U of interior, woman cooking over open fire.

    C/U of kettle boiling over open fire. M/S of woman sitting outside hut. C/U of woman making straw ropes. C/U of woman doing weekly wash outside hut. M/S of children and chickens playing outside hut. M/S of woman hanging out washing. M/S of 2 dogs lying asleep. C/U of cat. C/U of 3 puppies playing together. Back view, old woman and two children walking in woods.

    Squalor of gypsies' living conditions highlighted in commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1243.17
    Media URN:
    34042
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:04:00 / 01:34:48:00
    Canister:
    NP 193

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