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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of a flower harvest in the Scilly Isles. Flowers are picked, packed and exported.

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    No title. Scilly Isles.

    Panning shot of a field of flowers - probably daffodils. M/S of women and men picking flowers. Two women walk towards the camera carrying a large bucket of flowers. They struggle over a stone stile. C/U bunches of daffodils in a greenhouse.

    "Tying and packing for the journey to England." M/S of several people working in a greenhouse packing daffodils. C/U of box being filled with bunches of flowers (not sure what flowers). Dissolve into shot of a full box. M/S of boat at quayside. Boxes of flowers are sent down a chute onto the boat. "Funny, stray boatloads will just make it in time!" High angle shot of a smaller boat getting close to the main boat. "Then full speed for Penzance." L/S of boat moving out of the harbour.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 568.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:27:00 / 01:14:53:00
    EP 236

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