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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Oyez, oyez, oyez! Holidaymakers try their hands (or rather mouths) in Town Criers' Competition".

    Hastings, East Sussex.

    M/S of a row of men sitting on a platform, in front of them a man rings a large bell and reads from a piece of paper. M/S of a younger man ringing the bell and shouting (with great enthusiasm), 'oyez! oyez!'. Panning shot of a crowd of holidaymakers on deck chairs. M/S of a woman trying her hand at being a town crier. M/S of another woman town crier competitor. She makes the people around her laugh when she starts to shout.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26147
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    632.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:56:00 / 01:29:47:00
    Canister:
    G 1326
    Sort Number:
    G 1326
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    1920s crowds town criers
  • Stills

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

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