• Short Summary

    Footage of turf drying machine in use on the Oval in Kennington, London.

  • Description

    This is a duplicate of item 1377.22 - check for best quality.

    Turf driver at the Oval in Kennington, London.

    L/S Camera pans from gas holder to man examining turf which is covered in water. C/U Man splashing water with his foot. M/S Man who now beckons. L/S Men wheeling on turf dryers. Several shots of the man using rolling machines to take the water off the surface if the cricket pitch. The water is tipped into large container when full.

    Head Groundsman - Bert Lock / Locke ? is named and seen in the film.

    Note: this is the last item on tape PM3453 - ends at 01:18:14.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    3453.10
    Media URN:
    93202
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:29:00 / 01:18:14:00
    Canister:
    NP 533

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