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A Day in the Hayfields
A Day in the Hayfields

A Day in the Hayfields 1904

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A Day in the Hayfields 1904

3 mins United Kingdom

Nothing says midsummer like haymaking - a charming glimpse at the harvest in a time before tractors.

Enchantingly beautiful, Cecil Hepworth's modest interest film captures the essence of an English midsummer and the hay harvest in a time before tractors. Probably filmed in the ancient water meadows of the Thames, somewhere near Hepworth's studio at Walton, it shows men cutting hay using a horse-powered reaper. Less productive but certainly charming are the local babies and toddlers playing in the cut grass.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Haymaking Harvesting

Collection

Most Popular Free 2016

Released

1904

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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