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  • Short Summary

    Oxfordshire young farmers enjoy a build-a-scarecrow competition.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Woodstock, Oxfordshire.

    GV Oxford agricultural / livestock show. GV Cattle being led round. SV Girl farmers noting points. MV Young farmers examining cow. CU Cow.

    LV Towards start of scarecrow competition. Man drops stick children race to scarecrow poles.

    CU Girl competitor tying crossbar to pole. GV Competitors grabbing straw.

    MV Mabel Constanduros assisting two girl competitors. SV Mabel Constanduros.

    SV Boy cutting swede with penknife for scarecrow's head.

    MV Boy putting collar on scarecrow as another boy stuffs straw up its jumper.

    CU Boy sticking swede on pole as scarecrow's head.

    SV Girl at work on scarecrow. SV Angle shot adjusting feather on scarecrow's hat.

    SV Boy putting hat to scarecrow and arranging its tie.

    CU Mabel Constanduros pan to scarecrow.

    SV Children looking on. CU Scarecrow pan down to sigh 'Sir John Scare-a-Lot'. CU Prize winning scarecrow.

    Possibly connected with 49/43 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1530.09
    Media URN:
    59975
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:38:00 / 01:10:40:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 059 G

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