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    Full title reads: "Lyme Regis. 'Human Loud Speakers'. W B Anglis of Marlborough judged 'the big noise' from 12 other competitors winning Town Criers Championship for fourth time."

    Lyme Regis, Dorset.

    Town crier in top hat rings his bell and starts his cry of 'Oh yeaz'. A small crowd is gathered around the outdoor podium.

    Shots of another town crier in hat and robes (I think he is also featured in the same contest in 1932 - 32/67).

    Another crier in tricorn hat.

    Good CU of crier in top hat calling out. CU of another crier. CU of town crier.

    MS of town crier. CU town crier shouts 'God Save the King' and rings his bell.

    The Mayor of Lyme Regis presents the prize to W B Anglis.

    N.B. Town Criers used to make proclamations in towns and villages around the country - their position later became mainly ceremonial.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    6628
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    733.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:44:00 / 01:03:23:00
    Canister:
    33/69
    Sort Number:
    33/069
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    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
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    Town Criers Food and Wine town criers
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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