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  • Short Summary

    Produce from village war gardens on display.

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    War Garden Parade. Location of events unknown.

    World War One; home front; agriculture; war work; war gardens. Produce from village war gardens on display. Opens with parade. Man leading horse pulling a wagon of produce and Union Jack stuck on front. Boy Scouts walk behind the wagon carrying gardening tools and flags. Then a local marching band. This procession comes marching into town square; as other people watch. CU lots of lettuces; other vegetables piled high on truck; pan to men standing beside truck; and another truck loaded up with marrows and potatoes and things -- less leafy than the other one; continue pan to more people and another truck -- this one is sort of decorated with vegetables and flowers hanging on it! Shot of rally/ meeting with crowd gathered in front of a building -- line of priests stand on platform in front of building's long porch and a long balcony overhead is also packed with people. More of people bringing produce -- a small donkey hitched to wagon; little Boy Scouts sit on curb; more horses; wagons; food.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:46:00 / 01:23:06:00
    ON 061 M

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