• Short Summary

    Footage of the devastation caused to harvest around the country due to rain.

  • Description

    Bad weather hits harvest. London, Devon, Oxfordshire and Wales.

    London. CU Back of Finsbury's Pearly Queen. CU Basket of fruit labelled 'Finsbury' being taken off cart. Also Pumpkin Pearly King steps forward and takes basket of fruit. SV Finsbury's Coster Queen and King by cart pan up to church. CU Basket of fruit pan up to Pearly Princess. SV Towards two Pearly Children. one with large loaf of bread. SV Back view of Pearlies entering church.

    GV Field through rain. GV Field through open gate. pan down to rain in ruts. CU Rain falling in farrows. LV Men stooking sodden crop. CU Man holding sheaf of wet grain. SV Towards Forage harvesting machine picking up wet crop. CU Grain being thrown onto conveyor belt at back of machine. SV Men placing grass on dryer. CU fire of dryer. CU Grass dryer.

    Various shots of protest meeting held against requisitioning of farms for afforestation Schemes. LV Farmer Davis and family standing on steps of house. CU Two Davis sons pan to rest of family. MV Mr. Davis cattle. CU Mr. Davis reading letter. CU Letter. SV Mrs Davis feeding chickens. SV Mr. Davis and other son looking at sheep. SV Sheep. LS of the Welsh countryside. LS pan of people at meeting. CU speaker. MS of people with umbrellas. CU woman talking. CU type with pipe. LS meeting.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:47:00 / 01:40:50:00

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