• Short Summary

    Men on stilts prepare supports for hop vines to grow up in Kent.

  • Description

    Stilt men hop picking at Hermitage Farm, Barming, Kent.

    C/U base of stilts walking along. Various shots of men on stilts at work hop field in Spring. They walk on stilts so they can tie strings between tall poles that will support the hop vines when they grow over the summer months. Women work on the ground securing the other ends of the string. We see 60 year old Philip Black and his wife at work.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1371.06
    Media URN:
    44898
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:09:00 / 01:09:12:00
    Canister:
    NP 249

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