Pancakes Win Prizes 1948

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    Full title reads: "PANCAKES WIN PRIZES".

    Olney, Buckinghamshire.

    Close up shot of Olney signpost in Buckinghamshire. Travelling shot, from a car, over bridge. Two women crossing the road with prams. Women leaving houses with pancakes. Women spectators looking on. Competitors tossing pancakes. Competitors tossing pancake. Close up shot of a woman tossing pancake. Close up shot of pancake dropping into pan. Start of race. Women competitors with pans in their hands racing across Market square. Various shots of the race. Close up shot of the church bell ringer kissing the winner, Mrs Bosworth, pan to vicar Mynard. Close up shot of the winner. Close up shot of the man kissing the winner for the second time.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46323
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1422.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:24:00 / 01:01:08:00
    Canister:
    48/14
    Sort Number:
    48/014
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