• Short Summary

    A factory makes walking sticks out of tree branches. Chiddingfold.

  • Description

    Walking sticks from trees.

    Chiddingfold, Surrey / Sussex border.

    Various shots as a man cuts down 3 year old chestnut trees and strips the branches. M/S of a pile of sticks on the ground. Scene dissolves to piles of sticks in the factory. Various shots as 71 year old Jack Lindlott straightens the sticks out. Various shots as the sticks are heated and Stan Ayling bends the ends into handle shapes. Various shots as the sticks are treated and the ends sawn off afterwards. M/S of gnarled sticks, various shots of different sticks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1271.22
    Media URN:
    34347
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:40:00 / 01:33:27:00
    Canister:
    NP 272

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