• Short Summary

    Pathe News investigate why the prices of tea rise.

  • Description

    STORM OVER PRICE INCREASES OF TEA.

    London and Winsford.

    SCU. Cafe, man pouring teas for a group of people. CU. Writing on window 'Tea 2d. per Cup'. SV. Workmen drinking tea outside cafe. Man in overalls drinking. CU. Railway man drinking tea outside cafe. LV. Cafe. Man finishing tea and throws dregs away. SV. Three farm workers drinking tea. CU. One of them drinking. CU. Sign 'Plantation House, Mincing Lane'. GV. Interior. Pan, tea auction in progress, & SV (2 shots). SV. Men in warehouse unpacking tea chests. CU. Ripping top off chest. CU. Emptying chest through grille. CU. Sample of tea on sheet of paper. Man picks handful and buries his face in it (Mr Davies). SV. Woman pouring out hot water onto tea in cups for tasters. LV. Tea tester tasting, & CU. & SV. GV. Interior, tea packing factory. SV. Girls packing tea. SCU. Packets onto moving belt. GV. Winsford. SV. Mr Tom Hope's hardware and grocery shop. Old man enters. CU. Sign 'Special Concessions to Old Age Pensioners, Tea at Cost Price, Limit 1/2 lb. per week.' CU. Tea packets in window. SV. Old man walks up to receive tea from keeper. SCU. Shopkeeper handing tea over. SCU. Two old ladies walking into shop. SV. Keeper hands over tea. CU. Old Lady puts tea in bag and pays for it. SCU. Keeper puts money in till, gives change. SV. house interior, old man sitting in chair holding tea, pan to old lady. CU. Old man drinking. CU. Dog, pan to old lady. CU. Lady drinking.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene 'J')

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    503.16
    Media URN:
    30437
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:18:00 / 01:33:41:00
    Canister:
    55/11

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