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    Ilford, London.

    Title: "The DUNMOW FLITCH. Mr. Mardy Jones, Socialist M.P. for Pontypridd wins - proving to the Jury he had not quarrelled with his wife for a year and a day!"

    M/S of the interior of a marquee, a 'court' is being held; Mr. Jones stand in the dock with his wife being questioned by a 'lawyer' in a wig. M/S of a procession led by two men, one in a mortar board, the other in a wig, walking across a field, at the end four men hold a wooden frame on their shoulders, from the frame a side of beef hangs. Panning shot of a group including the men in a wig and a mortar board, Mr. and Mrs. Jones stand on either side of the side of beef, two children stand with them.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    23814
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    344.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:37:00 / 01:03:27:00
    Canister:
    G 1093
    Sort Number:
    G 1093
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Breakfast
  • Stills

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

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