PERSONAL RECORD. VINTEN, BILL. HOW TO PICK YOUR XMAS PEAS

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Opening title: “How to pick your Xmas peas”. “Firstly acquire a five ton truck and hitch it to a loader like this”. Māori labourers forking peas onto the back of a truck.
“The a tractor mower and a Side-Swiper rake, like this”. Cutting pea plants.
“Our Mower cuts the vines and the rake heaps them up like this”. A rotary action machine in action.
“And here’s where the truck and loader do their stuff - like this”. Loader hitched to the truck picks up the peas and escalates them to the truck bed.
“All you have to do now is to kid mum into shelling the darned things!”

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Year 1955

Reference number F102664

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:02:16

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Credits Photography: Bill Vinten