• Short Summary

    New and old agricultural methods: sugar beet harvesting, Austrian water-rushes gathering and Polish lumberjacks.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cineviews in Brief".

    New agricultural methods of sugar beet harvesting somewhere in UK, traditional farming in Austria; peasants collecting underwater rushes and lumberjacks in Poland.

    M/S of man driving tractor that is pulling a harvesting machine. C/U of forks on machine ploughing into earth digging up sugar beets. Another man sits on back of harvester operating sorting machine. Various shots of harvest machine sorting beets - the roots are chopped off and gathered in a vat, the excess leafs are thrown back on the field.

    M/S of two Austrian peasants walking past house carrying long scythes. Various shots of peasants paddling around lake in canoes. They use scythes to chop rushes growing at water's edge.

    Point of view shot from front of raft sailing down rapid river in Gorgan Mountains, Poland. The river is surrounded by pine forests and mountains. Various L/Ss of two lumberjacks (in traditional costume) steering the raft down river. The raft is made from logs tied together, more logs are pulled behind it.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:29:00 / 01:59:13:00
    PT 360

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