Detail

Title ID 1210Collection ID140
Title[Farming; brickmaking]
Date[1943?]
CollectionJohn Brocklehurst
Genre/TypeAmateurNon-fiction
ThemeWorking Life
KeywordsFamily Farming Industry Trades
Location
LocalNaccolt Mersham
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionJohn Brocklehurst
CameraJohn Brocklehurst
FormatStandard 8mm Black & White Silent
Duration3min. 40sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This short amateur film mainly features brickmaking at Naccolt near Wye in Kent. Men are seen operating machinery to cut the clay bricks and digging clay from trenches; dried bricks are arranged in rows outside. The film also includes a brief shot of a tractor ploughing a field and members of the Brocklehurst family picking flowers in a bog near Mersham.