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  • Short Summary

    First stage of sugar production from cane cutting to crushing.

  • Description

    Georgetown, British Guiana

    GV Diamond sugar grinding plant. MS barges full of sugar cane. VS cane lifted out of barges onto platform and pushed into grinding machine. CU sugar cane. Var CUs workers faces.GV barges and cane fields. Top shot (from crane) of cane being lifted. MS 250 lb sacks of demerara sugar ready to load on barges. VS women walking through field carrying belongings on their heads. VS man cutting sugar can with a machete. VS men carrying bundles of cane on their heads to barge.VS men and women workers walking through fields. MS overseer (European) on horse. GVs fields and factory.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2482.01
    Media URN:
    77515
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:04:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 2665.A

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