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New Beech Trees

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2256
Date Released
28 Aug 1972
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Athletes for Munich
  2. 2Paraplegic Olympics
  3. 3New Beech Trees
  4. 4Thames Tight-Rope Walk
  5. 5News in Colour: Edinburgh Tattoo

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 5
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: New Beech Trees. DESCRIPTION: At Friston Forest near Eastbourne’s Beachy Head, the Forestry Commission are felling a large number of conifers. This was to reveal that they have only been acting as foster parents to three million beech trees. A fine addition to the beauty of rural Sussex. SHOTLIST: GV forest of beech and pine trees. LV road in centre of forest, beech and pine trees on either side. SV cluster of beech trees. SV pan up beech tree. LV inside tree plantation showing beech trees protected by pine trees. SV large cluster of beech trees. GV beech trees, pine trees in fore ground. LV pine trees protecting beeches. AS looking up at sun through trees. CU forester with power saw cutting into base of pine tree. GV pine tree being felled. SV another pine falling towards camera. SV another pine being felled, revealing new cluster of beech trees. GV showing beech trees with three rows of pine trees removed. GV road in centre of forest with beech trees on either side. LV pan group of horse riders coming up road past beech tree plantation.
Keywords
Forestry
Locations
Eastbourne
Card file number
98399
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Camera
Ray Gallard
Length of story (in feet)
86
Story extras:

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