Dunmow Flitch Aka The Happiest Husband And… 1922

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Competition for married couples who have not argued for a year and a day, Ilford, Essex.

Full titles read: "The Happiest Husband and Wife - Mr & Mrs Samuels of Ilford win the Dunmow Flitch - they have not had a cross word for a year and a day."

Procession walking along. L/S of men...

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Cataloguer:
Howard
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
22984
Sort Number:
G 0883
Time in/Out:
01:40:06:00 / 01:40:59:00
Canister:
G 883
Film ID:
268.32
Issue Date:
08/06/1922

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