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Daffodils

Series

Series Name
Eve And Everybody’s Film Review

Issue

Issue No.
355
Date Released
22 Mar 1928
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Daffodils
  2. 2(Untitled record)
  3. 3Camera Interview -: Will Hay
  4. 4(Untitled record)

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 4
Summary
NoS Summary - Eve gathering daffodils in the Scilly Isles.
British Pathe synopsis: Scilly Isles. Eve gathers the daffodil harvest. M/S of a woman bending down to pick daffodils. M/S of group of men and women picking the flowers. "Dainty messages to tell us that Spring is here - " L/S of two women working together - it is pretty windy. Boxes of daffs are stacked onto a small barrow. This is then taken inside where women tie NoSles of flowers together. C/U of women holding bunch of daffodils - posing for the camera. "And thousands of cases of daffodils cross the narrow Channel to Penzance." M/S of cases of flowers being unloaded from a boat. Men work together to move the flowers. Shot from the boat as it leaves or approaches a harbour.
Keywords
Horticulture; Employment
Locations
Scilly Isles
Written sources
Kinematograph Weekly   29 March 1928 p57.
The Bioscope   29 March 1928 p54.
Pathe Inventory File   Tin No.95
British Pathe Database 1997   Reference No.EP095 Used for synopsis
National Film Archive Catalogue
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