"To The Royal Hop Pole Hotel For Dinner!" 1928

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    Full titles read: '"To the Royal Hop Pole Hotel for Dinner!" - Mr. Pickwick's famous visit re-enacted by Dicken's [sic] Fellowship at Centenary celebrations.'

    Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.

    Various shots of a horse-drawn stagecoach loaded with people in Victorian costume moving past a pub called 'The Swan Inn' and then being held up in another street by a Highwayman robber (looks like a woman in costume); a crowd of people watch. M/S of the man dressed as Mr Pickwick standing with the Mayor of Tewkesbury, other characters from Charles Dickens' novel and dignitaries.

    M/S of the group of people from the Dickens Fellowship dressed as characters from 'The Pickwick Papers'. C/U of Mr Pickwick.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    34958
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    734.40
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:06:00 / 01:56:26:00
    Canister:
    G 1524
    Sort Number:
    G 1524
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