• Short Summary

    British sailors on leave in Virginia help a farmer gather in his harvest.

  • Description

    Titles read: "SAILORS HELP FARMERS".

    Virginia, United States of America.

    Various shots of British sailors on leave arriving at farm in Virginia. They take off their tunics and set to work in their vests and shirts (and trousers!) in helping the farmers to bring in their harvest. They pitch hay and pick sweetcorn cobs. When the work is done they are rewarded with bottles of milk and beer to drink.

    Note: some of this footage is also found in story NEWSBRIEFS in 42/93. The story catalogued here has extra shots.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1344.18
    Media URN:
    44348
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:31:00 / 01:33:10:00
    Canister:
    42/95

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