• Short Summary

    Daffodils are picked on the Isles of Scilly, they are shipped to Penzance where they go to the big markets by train. Cornwall.

  • Description

    Flowers, Isles of Scilly and Cornwall.

    Spring flowers are picked on the Isles of Scilly and shipped to Penzance where they go by train to the markets.

    L/S of waves lapping around rocks on the Isles of Scilly. C/U of daffodil head, M/S of a bunch of them. Various shots of granite hedges separating the fields. Various shots as men pick the daffodils in the large fields. M/S as they are placed in crates. M/S of ladies in a greenhouse where the flowers are kept for 4 to 5 days, they gather them when they are ready. M/S as ladies bunch them up and they are placed in a box. Various shots as small carts brings them to the quayside at St. Mary's. M/S's as they are packed onto the "Scillonian". The funnel blows and she sets off. Various shots as it sails along to Penzance. M/S as it sails into the harbour. M/S of the boxes, they loaded onto the train. M/S's of train tracks and the train speeding along them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:38:00 / 01:38:26:00
    NSP 56

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