• Short Summary

    A look at the countryside around Wensleydale, and also how the cheese is made. Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Wensleydale cheese.

    North Yorkshire.

    Various scenic shots of countryside around Wensleydale. Various shots of the river Ure and its waterfalls. M/S herd of pedigree cattle, a farmer rounds them up. The camera pans across men milking the cows by hand. M/S as milk churns are unloaded from a truck. The milk is poured into a big vat. Various shots as girls stir the milk to slow the curdling, good C/U as a girl smiles at the camera. M/S as they check the temperature in the vat and carry on stirring. M/S as they put the solid curd into a machine which breaks it down into small pieces. M/S as the bits of curd are packed into a mould and wrapped in cheesecloth. M/S as the girls carry it out to the ripening room. M/S of a round block of cheese which has ripened. A tester is put in to see if it is ready. M/S as a woman eats a piece.

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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:
    01:46:38:00 / 01:49:21:00
    NSP 280

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