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  • Short Summary

    Competitors plough field with horse drawn hand ploughs and make neat furrows.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Ploughing competition. Numerous competitors take part in annual ploughing matches at Delgany."

    Delgany, Ireland

    Dozens of heavy horses are seen in a field pulling hand ploughs. Shot of horses leading ploughmen. The final shot is of a lone ploughman, with his horse, carving very neat lines along the length of the field.

    Note: Last shot is a great illustration of traditional farming before mechanisation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    670.10
    Media URN:
    32945
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:49:00 / 01:12:55:00
    Canister:
    G 1372

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