AT THE CATTLE MARKET

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Subjects:

  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Transport
  • Agriculture
  • Animals

Genres:

  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • ELDER, John C

Series:

  • Junior activity films

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: AT THE CATTLE MARKET

Reference number: 2748

Date: 1948c

Sponsor: G.B. Instructional

Production company: John C. Elder

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11.30 mins

Description: Two young boys watch cattle and pigs being auctioned at a livestock market.

Credits: p. John C. Elder
distributed by G.B. Equipment

Junior Activity Films
Junior Educational Adventures

Shotlist: Opening credits (0.18) One morning Harry and I went to the cattle market. Two boys walk along a suburban street and arrive at the cattle market (1.46) We watched the cattle and pigs arriving. Cattle and pigs led out from livestock removal lorries (3.08) We saw the pigs being sold...and taken away in trucks. Gvs same including horse and cart (4.25) In a large byre...cows were being cleaned...numbered...and put into pens ready for the sale gvs same (6.36) In a special ring, "attested" cattle were being auctioned gvs same showing cow being shown in ring in front of bidders, while the auctioneer conducts affairs (7.53) at another ring we watched the auctioneer selling ordinary cattle gvs same with further intertitle (8.55) calves were sold in a separate ring gvs same (9.40) after the sales the cattle were loaded onto floats gvs same (10.57) as the floats drove away we went off home. The boys leave (11.12) ecs (11.30)