Roving Romanies (1950)
Roving Romany gypsies. Ledbury, Hereford and Worcester.
Various shots men loading lorries. LS Herbert Smith carrying basket into caravan. MS Mrs Smith entering and closing doors of caravan. CU cartwheels moving off. CU dog sleeping. MS Herbert Smith driving cart. MS’s woman driving cart. CU Herbert Smith driving cart. CU baby in pram. LS women carrying two buckets of water.
LS of them round the camp fire with an accordion. Various shots of Romanies packing up. Various shots of them cooking over the campfire. Various shots Romanies leaving hop field. LS harnessing a horse, various shots cart moving off. CU woman waving goodbye. LS cart moving off. Various shots hop pickers at work including woman smoking pipe. Good studies of the pickers. MS as they leave at the end of the day.
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