Rabbits are bred for their skins at Crawley Downs in West Sussex.
Crawley Downs, West Sussex.
A rabbit nibbles a bit of wood whilst being stroked. L/S of rabbits' home on Crawley Downs. Various shots as women prepare bran for the rabbits' lunch, various shots of the rabbits in their cages, one nibbles on a leaf. Various shots of fields, a woman picks the leaves for the rabbit food. M/S as they run about in a pen. One is fed with bran. M/S of baby rabbits.
A man holds up rabbit skin and stretches it out. Various shots of woman brushing the pelts. They are nailed down for drying and stretching, then trimmed and stitched. M/S of two sewn together. M/S of slippers lined with rabbit fur. Various shots of rabbit fur goods including toys for children, and a toy rabbit!! Various shots as women model rabbit fur coats and capes.