• Short Summary

    Modernisation speeds up potato harvest.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "SPEED DIGGER HARVESTS POTATOES".

    United States of America (USA).

    Several shots of tractors digging up potatoes. Back shot of potatoes coming off tractor and falling onto ground. Several close up shots of potatoes being churned up, pan down to potatoes on ground. Man at large wheel on tractor. Long shot of pickers at work. Close up shot of hands picking potatoes. Pan along sorting racks to baggers. Close up shot of potatoes on sorting racks. Close up shot of potatoes going into bags. Men tying bags. Close up shot of bag going along chute. Train loaded with goods (presumably potatoes) speeding towards and past camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1432.27
    Media URN:
    47096
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:26:00 / 01:43:17:00
    Canister:
    48/54

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