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  • Short Summary

    Natural gas provides heat for greenhouses, many of which were damaged in the war. Scotland.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Natural gas provides heating for greenhouses. Scotland.

    Greenhouses in a Scottish market garden are heated by a natural gas which comes out of the ground in a nearby glen. At present this fuel is being wasted as the greenhouses damaged in the war cannot be repaired. Various shots as the two market gardeners, James and William McGregor, work on the greenhouses replacing the panes of glass. Interior L/S of an undamaged greenhouse showing rows of plants. C/U of a man watering plants with a spray. C/U as a man puts ice on pipes to show how hot they are.

    L/S of an empty greenhouse with glass all shattered. C/U of the boiler house where a fire is burning in the boiler. M/S chimney outside. M/S's of the glen where the natural gas springs from. C/U of the two market gardeners standing in front of a damaged greenhouse looking at correspondence that has passed between them and government departments. Various shots as camera pans across the damaged greenhouses.

    Cataloguer's note: date on original record reads 2/1/1947.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:48:00 / 01:06:57:00
    UN 1622 D

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