• Short Summary

    Lavender blooms are picked and distilled to make lavender water. Italy.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The harvest of the flowers.

    Italy.

    L/S mountains and valleys in Italy. Various shots as ladies use scythes to cut the lavender on the hillside. They carry their sacks to be weighed. M/S of ladies kneeling in rows of lavender separating flowers from stalks. M/S as big vat of lavender blooms is lowered into still, M/S of the flowers. A huge lid is put on and attached to the cistern which is stoked up with logs. M/S as the oil is distilled and comes out into a glass jar. M/S of a lady sitting in laboratory making lavender water. M/S of girls labelling the bottles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1140.25
    Media URN:
    39663
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:04:00 / 01:54:29:00
    Canister:
    PT 344

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