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  • Short Summary

    A tree is felled by donkey power.

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    No title. C/Us of small white horse or donkey. "Just 33 years old but can pull down a stout tree in a few minutes."

    L/S and M/S of the donkey walking around in a circle pulling a lever which turns a post which in turn winds wire around itself. This is some kind of system for pulling down trees by donkey power. The donkey struggles a bit. C/U of the beast.

    "Roots and all - out it comes - one more "scalp" for Billie's belt - and an extra feed when home!" M/S of donkey at work. Low angle shot of tree falling. Donkey stops moving. M/S of farmer patting the donkey as it chews on the tree root. Closer shot of the donkey being stroked. "Some big victims." Panning shot of a large tree trunk. Dog stands on top. Men stand beside the roots to show the size of the tree.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 545.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:00:00 / 01:03:52:00
    EP 225

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