• Short Summary

    Security is stepped up in Chiddingfold forest to stop Christmas tree thieves. Sussex.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Xmas trees top security

    Patrol men and police keep Christmas tree thieves away from forest. Chiddingfold, Sussex.

    L/S high angle view of forest full of Christmas trees, a tractor pulls one along and men carry one between them. M/S of the trees. Various shots of people digging up smaller trees. M/S woman attaching label showing tree is going to the Royal Marsden Hospital. Various shots lookout tower with patrol man watching through binoculars. M/S as another tree is felled and picked up. M/S as tree is swung over onto lorry. M/S Forestry patrol man with two dogs, he is speaking into radio transmitter. C/U's man and dogs.

    M/S as a Mini car drives out of the forest gate, a police car pulls up in front and stops it. M/S as policemen get out. M/S of the car with Christmas tree sticking out of window. Various shots as driver gets out and hands over his official receipt. C/U of the receipt. C/U policeman as he hands back receipt to driver who gets back into car. M/S as the policeman salutes and goes back to the car. M/S tractor pulling trailer which is loaded with Christmas trees. C/U trees on trailer.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:57:00 / 01:19:37:00

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