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    Item title reads - High Wycombe.

    Weighing in the Mayor. Buckinghamshire.

    L/S as officials including the mayor parade down the street, people stand and watch. M/S as the mayor sits in a seat to be weighed. The Town Crier announces the ancient custom of weighing the mayor, he rings his bell and proclaims the mayor to be "15 stone 4, no more!" People laugh and the mayor gets up.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    18354
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    985.40
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:06:00 / 01:38:53:00
    Canister:
    38/91
    Sort Number:
    38/091
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture
  • Stills

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

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