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    Comedian, Tommy Handley, introduces male voice quartet, the Gresham Singers, performing song - 'John Peel' (not the Radio 1 D.J.!).

    Pathe Studios, London.

    The singers, in dinner jackets, are gathered around a grand piano. They sing a cappella a traditional folk type song.

    Rural images montage to sound of song. L/S of barn and shire horse in field. M/S of hunting party outside farm house. L/S of hills shrouded in fog. L/S of rapid river running under arched bridge. L/S hills. M/S of hunting party walking through village. Various shots pack of hounds running up hillside.

    More shots singers around piano.

    M/S of village church. M/S of rapid river. C/U of John Peel's gravestone. L/S of church spire. M/S of church and graveyard. Various shots of hills. L/S of hunting party going up side of hill.

    More shots of singers around piano.

    Location of events in rural montage unknown, looks like north of England.

    Note: Tommy Handley is commentator on all items in Pathetone 355. AH 2001.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:40:00 / 01:21:02:00
    PT 355
    Sort Number:
    PT 355
  • Appears in...

    Turns 1937 Turns - 1937 B
  • Stills

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

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