• Short Summary

    A family in Cheshunt are self sufficient and grow vegetables on their acre of land.

  • Description

    One man acre.

    Cheshunt, Hertfordshire.

    M/S of Tom (?) of Cheshunt on his land, C/U as he looks around. His wife rakes the ground. M/S of their air raid shelter, the roof has been cultivated to grow vegetables. Various shots of rabbits in a hutch and the family's one cow. The sheds housing the ducks and pigsties are moved regularly so the ground gets evenly fertilised. Various shots of Tom feeding the ducks with cereals. His wife collects the eggs. Various shots as they cut kale and vegetables. She milks the cow and pours milk into the butter churn. Various shots of the woman pickling eggs and preserving various things.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1542.01
    Media URN:
    49586
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:36:00 / 01:02:13:00
    Canister:
    NSP 306

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