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    Sunflowers growing and having their seed heads picked at farm near Colchester.

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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Sunflower harvest for fat production - Assington near Colchester, Essex.

    M/S of buildings on the sunflower farm. M/S of sunflowers growing. Harvester seen in background. Various shots of harvester being operated. M/S of sunflower seed heads. A girl and a young man cut off the sunflower heads / seed heads. Man placing bird scarer in position. Shots of sunflowers growing with bees on their faces.

    M/S of bird scarer exploding. Man examining flower head. C/U extracting seed from flower head. Man handling seeds in sack. C/U of hand placing penny in centre of flower head to give idea of size.

    L/S of harvester at work in field of sunflowers. L/S of field of sunflowers. M/Ss of sunflowers growing. C/U of a bird scarer smoking away. C/U of noticeboard - 'Pioneer Sunflower Cultivations Mill Farm Office'. M/S of sunflower blooms.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:18:00 / 01:37:42:00
    UN 2192 G

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