• Short Summary

    Footage of women and children being sent out from the city to pick hops in the countryside.

  • Description

    Note: Location of events unknown (part of film possibly shot in London - also Kent?).

    Nice M/S of women and children pulling large cart along street, many children sit on top. Hundreds of women and children at station platform. Nice M/S of policeman holding baby. Good L/S of people waving from carriages as train pulls out of station. L/Ss of women and children being taken to the hop fields on back of a truck. Various good shots of the people picking the hops. M/S of small child falling into large tub of hops. Several more shots of hop picking in progress. M/S of old woman and young boy drinking tea. L/S of boy diving into nearby stream. M/S of boy washing his hair with soap, other boys swim in the background. Woman washes baby in tub. M/S of woman drying baby's bottom.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:02:00 / 01:32:46:00
    NSP 366

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment