• Short Summary

    New agricultural machine to speed up potato planting in Kent.

  • Description

    No title. High-speed potato planter, Kent.

    M/S agricultural machine carrying four workers, as it goes away from camera the workers drop potatoes into earth. M/S farm workers putting the seed potatoes into the machine. C/U ditto. C/U plates turning earth over the potatoes.

    L/S new, smaller planting machine - the Ford Automatic Potato Planter - coming through field. Panning shot ditto. C/U as boy tips seed potatoes into hopper. C/U ditto. C/U as potatoes are tipped onto conveyor. C/U as conveyor takes them to back of machine and lays them in the earth. C/U as the potatoes go into the earth and are covered by plates. C/U plates turning the earth over the potatoes. Panning shot new machine going through field.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2057.03
    Media URN:
    56654
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:01:00 / 01:02:55:00
    Canister:
    68/23

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