Citrus groves in California are artificially heated during unusually cold winter.
California, United States of America (USA).
GV. Citrus Grove in San Joaquin Valley in California. GV. Travelling shot of citrus grove from road. MS. Thermometer in between the orange trees. CU. Thermometer reading. Various shots of the men lighting 'Smudge Pots' (small fire burners), and shots of the burners alight. MS. Large fan above citrus grove that keeps the air circulating and stops the cold settling on trees. MS. Orange trees moving by the breeze from fan. MLS. Large lorry collecting blighted oranges for use in products. MS. Oranges piling up in back of lorry. MS. Large lorries full of oranges moving off. GV. Dusk and the burners are still going.
Date found in the old record - 24/01/1963.