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    Grape harvest in Sardinia.

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    "Into the sunshine and shadow of the warm climate of Sardinia - en route for the great harvest of grapes."

    Picturesque shot of men and women in traditional dress riding on a cart drawn by oxen in the Sardinian countryside. On the back of one of the carts a man plays an accordion. M/S of the workers passing the camera, some ride horses. M/S of elderly man riding a horse with his wife riding side-saddle behind him. C/U of two beautiful Sardinian women wearing headscarves riding in the back of a cart smiling. "A motley crowd, but happy as the day is long - and the harvest is a good one." M/S of man playing accordion on the back of the cart. Various shots of the workers in the fields harvesting the crop by hand. C/U of hollowed out piece of bark into which bunches of grapes are placed. Nice shots of men and women and children picking grapes.

    "A break for refreshments is always welcome in the hot sun." High angle shot of group of workers sitting on the ground having a break. Closer panning shot of the group. Bunches of grapes are passed around. C/U of woman eating grapes. "And many a love match happens in the clasp of the grape." C/U of man's hands holding a large bunch of grapes. He squeezes them and the juice begins to flow. A woman's hands grasp the bunch at the bottom. They both squeeze the grapes. C/U of elderly man drinking from a strange gourd (?)

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 568.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:00:02:00 / 01:02:58:00
    EP 236

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