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  • Description

    Item title reads - "Oysters are in" - (official). After partaking the traditional gin and gingerbread - mayor officially declares Oyster Season open. Colchester, Essex.

    A man hands round the gin to the dignitaries while someone else passes round a plate of gingerbread. M/S of the mayor, he takes his hat off and they all drink the gin. M/S of him and others in a boat, they haul the oyster net out of the sea and empty it onto the boat. M/S profile of the mayor and others eating the oysters, they discard the shells and turn and smile.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    23982
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    316.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:22:00 / 01:17:15:00
    Canister:
    G 1016
    Sort Number:
    G 1016
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Colchester Oyster Fishing etc Cineflix - Essex Oysters
  • Stills

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

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