• Short Summary

    The medieval festival of Hocktide (Hock Tide) being celebrated in Hungerford, England.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Hocktide at Hungerford. 'Tutti men' claim their rights of 'Kisses for the Misses' at ancient festival

    ENGLAND: Berkshire: Hungerford:
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    Man blowing horn
    Tutti men being given floral poles (Tutti Poles - bunches of flowers on wooden staffs)
    Tutti man climbing ladder
    Tutti man kissing woman through window
    Tutti man kissing woman through window on roof

    SLATE INFORMATION: Oranges for the youngsters

    Man throwing oranges to children in street
    More shots of Tutti men kissing women and children running about in street
    Two men kissing elderly woman on the cheek

    SLATE INFORMATION: 'Shoe-ing the Colt' - new inhabitants are initiated by the Tutti men

    Tutti men trying to grab man's foot
    Tutti men grabbing woman's foot
    Two men holding floral poles
    Background: The medieval festival of Hocktide (Hock Tide) being celebrated in Hungerford, England.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEADLH1S3VI6M686HE49JBFRFX
    Media URN:
    VLVAEADLH1S3VI6M686HE49JBFRFX
    Group:
    Reuters - Empire News Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1929
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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