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    Town Criers.

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    First a shot of several men sitting on a platform - some in tri-corner hats etc. sign on front of platform says To the Roman Bath. One at a time a man comes up; stands at front of platform and rings a bell while calling out something - being a town crier. Each is wearing a different costume. Town crier contest.

    Later; group of men walking along carrying bells; and wearing costumes; tents in BG. Boy steps into view at right FG and stares at camera.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    73944
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1942.41
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:02:00 / 01:40:52:00
    Canister:
    ON 179 H
    Sort Number:
    ON 179 H
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    Lifestyle & Culture
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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