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Death in the Fields


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
23 Nov 1967
Date submitted
21 Nov 1967
Date submitted
16 Nov 1967
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Pound Down
  2. 2Restored to Health
  3. 3Bride ‘68
  4. 4L and High Water
  5. 5Death in the Fields


Story No. within this Issue
5 / 5
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Death in the Fields. DESCRIPTION: The worst outbreak of Foot and Mouth for nearly half a century, continues to spread throughout England and Wales. SHOTLIST: GV empty fields - pan to sign Foot & Mouth Disease infected Area. GV cattle in field. CU hoofs. CU ditto. CU mouth chewing. MCU sign Foot & Mouth Disease - Please keep of this land. Pan to empty fields. MS pan entrance of farm - fenced off. GV farmhouse with sign on gate No Entry - Foot & Mouth precaution - Please wash your feet. MS pan ditto. MS man washing his feet in disinfectant. CU ditto. Pan car past - during 1966 RAC Rally. MS BS GV pan pan ditto. GV interior 1966 Smithfield Show. MCU cattle at show. CU animal being groomed. MS cattle being paraded. GV ditto. GV man walks up street - Carnforth, Lancs. MLS man hosing out cattle lorry. GV man hosing out milk churn in foreground. Birds fly away from field. CU pigs in pen. MCU ditto. CU pigs feet. MS cattle in field. Zoom out ditto. GV cattle in field.
Buildings and structures; Vehicles; Health and medicine; Environment; Agriculture; Celebrations and festivals; Forestry; Fisheries; Animal husbandry; Animals; Exhibitions and shows
England; Lancashire; Carnforth
Footage sources
5 Cities Film
Card file number
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
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