• Short Summary

    Film encouraging parents to allow their children to go potato-picking in the holidays.

  • Description

    Ministry of Information public information film trailer - Plan For Potatoes.

    Location unknown.

    Title (spelled out in potatoes). CU office door with sign "Director of Education. CU woman's hands with shorthand pad taking dictation. GV suburban back garden. Man with pipe talks to camera about benefits to his son of working on a farm. MS then CU of boy mowing lawn and smiling at camera. MS woman talking to camera about scheme foe children to help with potato harvest. MS farmer with pipe leaning on gate talking about children's help with "tatties". LS children going up path towards building. LS children playing games outdoors. LS Children getting off bus with sacks of potatoes in foreground.
    MS children picking potatoes off ground and putting them into wire baskets. MS rear view of tractor digging up a row of potatoes with children waiting to collect them up. CU farmer with pipe talking to camera. Title which reads " For more details children should ask their teachers".

    NB: item was originally part of Gazette issue 48/75.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:14:00 / 01:02:13:00
    48/75 (TRAILERS)

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