Sheaf Pitching Record News In A Nutshell 1935

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    Sheaf pitching record. Originally part of News in a Nutshell - international news stories in brief.

    Camborne, Cornwall.

    Quaint old fashioned custom. Various shots of men taking part in a hay bale tossing competition. They use pitch forks to hurl the hay bales over (what appears to be) rugby goal posts. The winner is the man who can throw the bale the highest.

    Various shots of bizarre game of football - all the players are on stilts!

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12338
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    839.49
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:10:00 / 01:52:09:00
    Canister:
    35/73
    Sort Number:
    35/073
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