TATTIE HOWKIN'

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Subjects:

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

Genres:

  • Propaganda

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: TATTIE HOWKIN'

Reference number: 1057

Date: 1951

Sponsor: COI for the Dept. of Agriculture for Scotland

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.00 min

Description: Cinema trailer aimed at schoolchildren to persuade them to help pick the potato harvest.

Shotlist: Credits (.03); Shots of boys getting onto a bus, then waving goodbye as train leaves station (.14); Arrival at hostel, brief shot of huts. General views of boys in washroom and in dining room (.36); Playing football and table tennis. Girls in Common rooms playing draughts (.45); Tractor in field pulling harvesting equipment. Boys pick potatoes as they are turned up (.59); ecs (1.02)