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  • Short Summary

    Educational film showing the work of a farm.

  • Description

    British Instructional Films Ltd presents a Classroom Film.

    Landscape - rolling fields. Car drives down a country road towards a farm. Ducks on a river. Pig in a field with piglets. C/U of the pig eating. Pigs suckling. Geese and ducks. Cows in a field. Combine harvester. We see stalks ejected from back of harvester. Men build a haystack. Shot of two men on top of haystack with pitchforks. Horse drawn machine for picking up loose hay. Tractor. Plough pulled by tractor. Woman walks to hen house and goes inside to collect eggs. She puts them in a bucket and walks through the farmyard, chickens run out of her way. She goes through a gate. Cows walk around in a field. They look as if they are headed for the milk shed.

    Inside the milking shed. The cows eat. Woman puts a milking machine on a cows udders. One cow is milked by hand. Outside the woman feeds three calves. A young girl and boy come and help. C/U of calves drinking milk from a bucket. Woman feeds the chickens. Woman walks across the hills away from the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1679.05
    Media URN:
    71002
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:53:00 / 01:14:29:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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