Title ID 1424Collection ID275
TitleHumby Hall Farm at Grantham
Date[May 1946; September 1946 ?]
CollectionH A Voss
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
KeywordsAnimals Children Farming Labour Houses
RegionalEast Midlands Lincolnshire
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionH A Voss
CameraH A Voss
FormatColour Silent
Duration6 min. 18 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


Footage of farm activity during a trip to Humby Hall Farm in Grantham, Lincolnshire.


The film begins with a title reading “Humby Hall Farm at Grantham, May 1946”. The film opens with a view showing a man walking behind a cow in the front or rear field close by to a large two storey house. There are scenes showing various livestock including horses, a bull and poultry. There is a shot of a young man getting into a car and a man getting onto a tractor. Various scenes of farm work during harvest time follow including harvesting using a Massey-Harris harvester. The farmers shows a handful of seeds or beans (?) to a group of people. Further scenes of the farm include and man and a girl riding on a tractor. The film ends with a shot of a woman and a young boy playing in the grounds.