• Short Summary

    Couple from Tottenham win the annual Dunmow Flitch prize. The Dunmow Flitch trial is a?

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    SLATE INFORMATION: NOTICE Will all married men in the audience who have NOT quarrelled with their wives during last 12 months' PLEASE STAND UP

    ENGLAND: Essex: Great Dunmow:
    INT/EXT
    Awarding of the 'Dunmow Flitch' to couple and procession of townspeople and judges at end with flitch of bacon carried along on shoulders of men
    Background: Couple from Tottenham win the annual Dunmow Flitch prize. The Dunmow Flitch trial is a custom that takes place at Great Dunmow, Essex every year in which any man who had been married for more than a year without ever regretting it or wishing himself single could apply to Little Dunmow Priory and, if he could prove his assertion, claim a flitch of bacon from the Prior, if successful, he was carried in procession, in a special chair on poles.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACYNGC9DI2054W2AUJ2I5GWWD0
    Media URN:
    VLVACYNGC9DI2054W2AUJ2I5GWWD0
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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