• Short Summary

    Famous gardener Mr Middleton demonstrates the correct way to use a spade.

  • Description

    L/S of a man digging in his garden. A man approaches and asks him how it is going . It is famous gardener Mr Middleton (probably appeared on radio gardening programmes?). C/Us of both men chatting. Mr Middleton climbs over the fence and demonstrates the right way of using a garden spade.

    Mr Middleton looks quite smart. He says he likes the look of the garden he is in: "it looks businesslike". He talks about the vegetables in the garden and admires the "humble cabbage". He praises the gardener for his lovely vegetable patch and flowers. He discusses the source of the plants in this garden.

    The two shake hands and Mr Middleton walks away down a country road.

    Note: the man in the garden may be Edward Eve - Pathe employee.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1289.04
    Media URN:
    42902
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:49:00 / 01:11:49:00
    Canister:
    NP 2

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