Snuff Sniffing Session Aka Snuff Month In… 1967

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    No title. Snuff sniffing session - Society of Snuff Grinders, Blenders and Purveyors hold a snuff month in Oxford, Oxfordshire.

    C/U man delicately taking snuff. M/S snuff on table in assorted boxes. C/U man opens box and takes pinch. C/U as he sniffs it. C/U another box is opened. C/U man sniffs it and tries to push his fingers up his nose. C/U another man taking snuff. Crowd gathered round table, a woman hands snuff on spoon for young man to try. C/U as he tries it and winces. C/U snuff in tray. C/U girl tries snuff. C/U girl's hand taking more snuff from box. C/U as she sniffs it and smiles. Panning C/U man takes sniff and makes a disgusted face.

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    01:42:18:00 / 01:43:05:00
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    Snuff Oxford
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