• Short Summary

    Throwing sheaves over high pole - this is called wheat piching.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "CAMBORNE".

    Camborne, Cornwall.

    Crowds gathered in Cornish town of Camborne for the annual wheat piching contest. Men are competing in throwing sheaves of sheath over a high pole. Every time they throw it over the pole, it moves higher. Various shots of the men throwing sheaves and crowds cheering.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    933.07
    Media URN:
    13785
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:43:00 / 01:07:17:00
    Canister:
    37/70

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