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Ploughman Jimmie Gemmell, and his two horses have ploughed most of the field and are seen working on the last strip up the middle, then round the very edge to prepare as much land as possible for the crop. (clip) 
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Title: SCOTTISH PLOUGHMAN
Reference number: 0588
Director: [d. Adam H Malcolm]
Sponsor: Joint Production Committee of SEFA and SFC
Production company: SEFA (Edinburgh Group)
Running time: 11.00 mins
Description: Everyday life and work of a Scottish ploughman, shot at Smeaton Farm, Dalkeith.
Credits: The producer thanks Mr Sommerville of Smeaton Farm [Dalkeith] and his ploughman, Jimmie Gemmell.
Shotlist: Credits (.33); A ploughman wakes up, lights the oil lamp on the bedside table and gets dressed (.52); He rakes the ashes in the grate, builds up a fire and puts the kettle on. Next he goes out to the stable to feed the horses (1.36); Back in his kitchen, he makes porridge and has breakfast. He makes up a piece for lunch and wraps it in newspaper (3.07); In the stable, he cleans out the horse stall, combs horse and pleats its tail into a bunch. He saddles the horses and hitches them to the plough (5.37); Off to the fields (5.43); The ploughman uses feering poles to guide him in making a "score" five yards from the edge of the field to mark his end and side rigs. Shots of ploughman placing the poles and ploughing the score (6.59); He then divides his field into "Rigs" or "Lands" and sets his plough to turn the full furrow. Shots of ploughing (7.20); The horses feed and the ploughman sits down to eat his piece (7.40); The plough team back at work. General shots of ploughing as the field is completed (9.19); Sunset (9.28); Back in the ploughman's kitchen, he reads a book about ploughs. A friend joins him and they have a cup of tea, play the mouth organ and accordion (10.21); ecs (10.40)
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