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  • Short Summary

    A look at the student farmers and the fine specimens of stock at Athenry Agricultural School.

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    Title: "A BOON TO THE WEST. Young farmers in the making at Athenry Agricultural School".

    M/S of a group of young men standing outside a house, one looks through a telescope while the others write in notebooks, their teacher watches. C/U of the teacher showing a young man how to focus the telescope.

    M/S of another teacher showing a group of boys some ivy growing up a wall, some of the boys take notes.

    Intertitle: "Some excellent specimens of stock raised at the School".

    M/S of several boys holding the reigns of sturdy farm horses, they are standing in a courtyard beside some stables, a teacher stands in front and gives a lecture, pan to show a group of younger boys listening. C/U of a chestnut farm horse, one of the boys and the teacher are inspecting the animal. M/S of boys leading large bulls past the stables. M/S of portly pigs in their muddy field, some eat from a metal trough. M/S of bullocks outside a barn. M/S of sheep being herded through a field. C/U of a group of sheep.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:42:00 / 01:20:58:00
    G 1084

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