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  • Short Summary

    Tractors aid the potato harvest in America.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    United States of America (USA).

    Several shots of tractors digging up potatoes. Back shot of potatoes coming off tractor and falling onto ground. Several close up shots of potatoes being churned up, pan down to potatoes on ground. Man at large wheel on tractor. Long shot of pickers at work. Close up shot of hands picking potatoes. Pan along sorting racks to baggers. Close up shot of potatoes on sorting racks. Close up shot of potatoes going into bags. Men tying bags. Close up shot of bag going along chute. Shots of ice being loaded onto train (presumably to keep the crop cool). Train loaded with goods (presumably potatoes) speeding towards and past camera.

    Possibly connected with 48/54 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1518.33
    Media URN:
    59714
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:20:00 / 01:35:26:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 028 L

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