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  • Short Summary

    Sir Kingsley Wood makes a trip down to the Kent hop fields.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Seeing For Himself! Sir H. Kingsley Wood - Secretary to the Ministry of Health - makes 2 days tour of the hop fields -to study camp conditions of hop pickers army."

    Kent

    Sir H. Kingsley Wood and other officials meet lady hop-pickers and their young children with camp huts in the background. A woman stands with her East end family, wearing a pinafore, and carrying a baby. Kingsley Wood and others meet a crowd of young hop-pickers, adults and children in a hop field. The children stand in a gaggle. Sir Kingsley Wood's party wave their hats and bid farewell.

    Note: The children look quite grubby but happy.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    702.11
    Media URN:
    33426
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:41:00 / 01:18:54:00
    Canister:
    G 1433

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