• Short Summary

    Contrast in digging in the Shetlands and Eire.

  • Description

    Shetland Isles and Eire.

    M/S of man riding pony through small gateway. Several shots of two men cutting peat out of the ground. L/Ss and M/Ss of people packing the peat into sack and loading up highland ponies. Contrast to methods used to dig peat in Eire (Republic of Ireland). Men throwing peat onto conveyor belt. L/S of the machine throwing the peat into large pile.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1263.14
    Media URN:
    34198
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:42:00 / 01:19:05:00
    Canister:
    NP 226

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