• Short Summary

    Pedigree pig breeder converts bus to transport his animals to market.

  • Description

    Pig Bus, Canterbury, Kent.

    M/S woman and man enticing pig up runway leading into bus. M/S pig entering bus- the vehicle has been converted for the farmer to transport pigs to markets and agricultural shows. M/S runway being dismantled. M/S man closing door of pig bus. M/S man getting into driving cab of bus.

    M/S woman getting into back of bus - the end has been converted for use by farmer and his wife. M/S interior of bus: includes mini-kitchen, woman lights gas stove. M/S bus passing by camera. M/S interior of bus showing pig in pen, in background can be seen driver at wheel of bus. M/S bus going down country lane.

    M/S interior of bus: woman phones her husband on an intercom. Camera following bus as it pulls up beside road. M/S farmer getting out of bus and going into entrance at back of bus. Farmer joins wife at back of bus to sit at a table with tea-things laid out. Before sitting down for tea, the man goes through partition to feed his pedigree pigs. M/S man coming out of pig pen, closing door and sitting down to have meal at table.

    Pedigree pig breeder's name is Alan Robinson.

    Note: newspaper article on file.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:34:00 / 01:18:23:00
    NP 522

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