Ox Roasted Whole 1959

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    Title reads: "Ox Roasted Whole".

    Ross-on-Wye, Hereford and Worcester.

    Various shots chefs tending on ox on a spit in front of the Market House. C/U carcass. Various shots ox being basted with cider using a broom, the carcass is then turned on the spit. M/S crowd. C/U cider being poured on the carcass. C/U the fire. Leslie Goodwin, 27 year old world champion ploughman, carves the ox and places it on a board for serving. C/U the meat. C/U meat in a roll being handed to a woman. M/S cider being poured into paper cups. M/S people queuing for beef and cider. C/U chef cutting meat up. C/U man drinking cider. M/S chef carving meat off the almost stripped carcass. C/U chef offering large bone to a small dog. C/U dog eating the bone. M/S chefs removing the spit.

    Public roasting is publicity stunt to promote Herefordshire beef and cider.

    Note: press release and letter on file.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52895
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1703.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:01:22:00
    Canister:
    59/92
    Sort Number:
    59/092
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