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  • Short Summary

    Sheep shearing by soldiers under auspices of Nottingham Agricultural War Committee.

  • Description

    Nottinghamshire.

    Opens with shot of soldier shearing sheep; he is using a hand cranked shearer which another man is operating, suddenly two soldiers chase another sheep across foreground; falling over each other. A soldier throws down sheep in foreground; behind him is a wagon with wool piled on it.

    CU the man shearing the sheep; with the same machine in background. The wool comes off quickly; all in one piece. The sheep gets up and walks away. MS as soldier picks up the wool. Then a CU of a soldier holding a good-sized black-faced lamb - cute.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1876.01
    Media URN:
    72108
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:01:00:00
    Canister:
    ON 049 A

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