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  • Xmas Tree Harvest (1966)

    🎬British Pathé – Cutting of the Christmas trees at New Forest. New Forest, Hampshire. GV. Christmas trees in the New Forest. SV. Man preparing to cut Christmas tree. SCU. Man cutting tree with mechanical power saw. CU. Christmas tree. CU. Pan, a man cutting another Christmas tree down. CU. Pan as tree falls. GV. Christmas trees being loaded onto trailer, & GV. SCU. Tractor driver. LV. Man cutting larger Christmas tree. CU. Cutting machine going through trunk of Christmas tree. LV. Christmas tree falls to the ground. GV. Pan as tractor and trailer carry trees away
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  • Living Christmas Card (1930-1931)

    🎬British Pathé – Fox hunters in the New Forest gather around memorial stone to William Rufus. Full title reads: "'A living Christmas card' historical and beautiful! New Forest Hunt hold annual Xmastide Meet at the Rufus Stone - where William Rufus was killed in a hunting accident (?) - 831 years ago!" New Forest, Hampshire. Various shots of fox hunters out on their horses and riding with their hounds. The hunt gathers around a memorial stone. The hunt sets off once more in to the Forest. Cu inscription on memorial stone to King William II who apparently died there
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  • WATCH ON THE FORESTS (1963)

    🎬British Movietone - That Christmas tree you buy from the shops - have you ever wondered where it was grown? Quite possibly it comes from one of the 500 forests maintained by the Forestry Commission. Their job is to take precautions against tree bandits at this time of year. Here, in the New Forest, 35,000 woodland acres have to be patrolled day and night.

    British Movietone News ran in the United Kingdom from 1929 to 1986.
    1245 Views
  • Land Girls Get The Harvest (1941)

    🎬British Pathé – Great shots of girls of the Women's Land Army collecting in the harvest. Unused / unissued material - location and dates unclear or unknown. Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire. VS of land girls getting in the harvest. They operate tractor drawn reaper over large corn fields probably on Salisbury Plains. The reapers operate in an impressive chain over the large fields. VS of girls taking a well earned rest when the tea van arrives on site. More shots of the reapers working across the field. Short CU of corn waving in breeze. More shots of the tea break. (Neg.) Cataloguer's Note: The Land Girls are part of the WLA - the Women's Land Army - and these are really good shots. Old record suggests date as August 1941 - MD
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  • LYMINGTON CARNIVAL (1947)

    🎬British Movietone - At the Lymington Carnival a false Carnival Queen arrived by helicopter, the real one by car. KS GV crowds around airfield, helicopter in background. Helicopter over crowds into land. SCU helicopter in flight. Helicopter on ground. Bogus Carnival Queen (actually man) arrested on airfield. Procession through streets. Elected Carnival Queen of Lymington alights from car. SCU of her. Riding through streets in parade on vehicle decorated with flowers. Carnival Queen being crowned, crowds applaud.

    British Movietone News ran in the United Kingdom from 1929 to 1986.
    1205 Views
  • MOTOR MUSEUM OPENED (1959)

    🎬British Movietone - Veteran cars (key). GV Beaulieu - people in grounds. LS same - car in f/g. MS tram in the museum. CU Lord Montagu and his fiancée - Belinda Crossley. Closer Belinda Crossley. Same - greeting late Mike Hawthorn's mother. MS greeting Mr & Mrs Stirling Moss. MS S Moss with Raymond Mays. CU Tony Brooks. CU Lord Brabazon. Longer - same unveils tablet. CU tablet. MS veteran car. TS same. Another - same. FS another line of veteran cars. MS Leo Villa looking at Sir Malcolm Campbell's 1921 Sunbeam. CU same - engine. MS Stirling Moss with Sir Henry Seagrave's 1929 'Golden Arrow'. CU 'Golden Arrow'. CU tribute plaque to Mike Hawthorn & Peter Collins. MS the cars they once raced. MS Alfa Romeo - next to Hawthorn's Le Mans Jaguar. Pan - veteran car drives past. Closer another s.....
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