Human Loud Speakers 1926

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    Full title reads: "Human Loud Speakers. E. Austin of Highworth judged the big noise from 21 other competitors in Town Criers' Championship".

    Pewsey, Wiltshire.

    M/S of parade of Town Criers in traditional costumes coming down village street. Various panning shots along row of Town Criers. A man distributes sheets of paper to them.

    Various C/Us of Town Criers ringing their bell and shouting.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26247
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    636.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:54:00 / 01:23:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1330
    Sort Number:
    G 1330
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