• Short Summary

    Horse and tractor ploughing competition in Shrewsbury.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Ploughing old and new".

    Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

    C/U ploughman polishing harness. C/U three girls polishing up harness on another horse. Panning shot from modern car to ploughmen preparing horse for ploughing. C/U ploughman putting sawdust on horse's fetlocks. C/U farmer type watching.

    Various shots horse ploughing contest in progress. A. Smith ploughed with pair of horses, pan showing the blade of the plough going through very dry ground. C/U judge measuring the depth and width of furrow with measure. C/U farmer type watching. L/S D. Evans ploughing with one horse. More shot farmers watching. Panning C/U D. Evans ploughing. C/U Evans showing plough going through dry ground. C/U farmer watching. Judges examine the furrows.

    G/V tractors ploughing. C/U farmer watching. M/S tractor No. 24 ploughing. C/U ploughman on tractor. C/U competition for the neatest and smartest turnout showing three pairs of horses all dressed up in their best harness, prize is won by Mr. E. J. Davies. G/V horses in the arena surrounded by farmers. C/U farmer type with deerstalker hat. C/U horse ploughing winner, A. Revitt sitting on tractor with the tractor ploughing winner J. Price, both hold their trophy cups.

    Note: brochure from Cruckton and District Ploughing and Hedging Society & newspaper cutting on file.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:37:00 / 01:33:55:00

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