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  • Short Summary

    Young women are taught the ropes of poultry farming.

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    Filmed at Welwyn, Hertfordshire. "Every year more and more girls are attracted to the business of poultry keeping." M/S of girls walking towards the camera carrying baskets over their arms. They wear overalls.

    "Poultry farming is a business which any intelligent woman can make into a successful scientific and paying occupation." M/S of girls sitting on benches in the open air having a lesson. Woman stands in front of the group with a chicken in her arms. M/S of the girls at work. One is sawing a piece of wood, others are cleaning cages. L/S of the girls pushing wheelbarrows through a farmyard, a pond is seen in the foreground - quite a picturesque scene. C/U of two girls with a tray of chicks. One of the girls holds a chick in her hand.

    "Super productions - just released!" C/U of chicks hatching from eggs. C/U of chicks moving around in eggshells. "Seven-day old Citizens of the farm." Woman sits beside a pen full of baby chicks. The chicks spill out of a door in the side of the pen. C/U of some of the chicks at a food dispenser. "Here, there and everywhere - chick - chick - chickens." Panning shot of a field with lots of chick pens. Chicks run around as the girls do their work.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 631.

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    Film ID:
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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:54:00 / 02:01:26:00
    EP 264

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