• Short Summary

    Police are called in to stop people stealing Christmas trees from the Forestry Commission.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Kent. Xmas Tree Bandits Foiled".

    Kent. Police called in to stop people stealing Christmas trees from the Forestry Commission.

    GV Press party walking along lane through very tall Christmas trees. LV Pan down 40 ft tree which is to be cut down. SV Cutter at work with band saw / chain saw. GV As the tree falls. CU Notice "Take care do not start fire". Pan to smaller trees growing alongside big ones. GV Pan small trees.

    LV Police car comes towards camera along land through woods. LV As it comes to a halt. Forester Mr Jack Davis with his dog Old Nick walk up to the car. CU Mr Davis talks to policeman and points LV Man trying to get Christmas tree into boot of his car The two policeman walk into picture. SV Two policeman walk up to motorist. CU The tree in the boot. LV Two workmen digging up small trees. LV Pan the workmen bring trees and put them with large pile that they have dug.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1779.04
    Media URN:
    54922
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:34:00 / 01:04:39:00
    Canister:
    64/99

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