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  • Short Summary

    American farmers use oil burners to keep the frost off their fruit trees.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Saving The Crops - Orchards protected from Cold in US".

    United States of America (USA).

    Men stand by large tanker on wheels.

    The tanker is pulled down tracks between rows of fruit trees. Presumably it is filling up burners to keep off the frost.

    MS of liquid flowing down channel (?).

    Shots of American farmers lighting their burners at night. Various shots of the burners with flames coming out of them. More shots of burners as dawn breaks.

    Early morning street scenes. Sign reads "Azusa".

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Presumably from 1930s Gazettes.

    Cataloguer's Note: There is a town called Azusa in California. - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1909.18
    Media URN:
    73014
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:45:00 / 01:56:44:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 12

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