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  • Short Summary

    Woman working as a butcher.

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    Woman working at butchers. Location of events unknown.

    Workers; Women. 'Lady Grocers - Firms Employ Women Assistants'. Woman working as a butcher: shot of woman; wearing white smock; apron; cap; standing behind counter in a shop; pieces of meat for sale are behind her on shelves. She sharpens knife; carves a big hunk of meat on the counter; using both knife and cleaver. Pan to left as she places the meat on the old scale to weigh it. Cut to a quick shot of the woman at the same counter; putting something small; like a card; into a small paper bag. Then she walks off to right. Commerce; food; grocery; home front; World War One.

    Cataloguer's note: A sign in the background suggests that this is an early Sainsbury's store.

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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:
    01:28:01:00 / 01:30:28:00
    ON 028 G

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