• Short Summary

    All hands on deck as whole families join in to gather the Hop Harvest.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Kent. The Hop Pickers' Army. East Enders 'profit and pleasure' holiday is now in full swing in the Hopfields."

    Kent.

    Pan across people working in Hop garden. Men, women and children are all taking part in the harvest of the hops.

    MS of two women pulling hops off the plants and putting them into a large receptacle.

    A young woman says 'What a difference from London!"

    A bugle is blown to signal a lunch break - everyone cheers.

    Shots of people sitting on ground eating bread and cheese. Various shouting and banter between groups.

    A man starts walking between groups shouting 'Anyone lost a baby?' CU of crying infant in a hop basket. CU of smiling child.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    865.11
    Media URN:
    12664
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:43:00 / 01:17:01:00
    Canister:
    31/70

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