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    Panning shot village street
    6 ft

    General View Royal Oak Pub
    7 ft

    Semi View shot through pub window into interior of pub
    8 ft

    Semi Views man dressed as knight in armour crosses street and walks into pub
    13 ft

    Close Up armour pull back as `knight' opens visor
    16 ft

    Various shots armoury hanging on pub's walls
    20 ft

    Semi Views Tony .........in workshop, cutaways making helmet, cutaways tools and pictures of ancient armoury in book
    49 ft

    Semi View Tony ........working and speaking to interviewer
    72 ft

    Reporter speaks and holds sword and chastity belt
    85 ft

    Speech: "Enormously, that's the main part as far as I'm concerned, but certainly it's worthwhile".

    Reporter: "And a 14th century armourer would have had to do the same?

    Tony: "Oh yes, only more so 14th oddly enough I'd like to make a really splendid suit such as a parade suit made for the various kings in England during the 15th and 16th century but I haven't yet found a client wealthy enough."

    Reporter: "How wealthy would he have to be?

    Tony: "Well we're talking in terms of about GBP2000 which is quite a lot of money for a suit of armour. It would take me many months of work. Hopefully one day somebody will come along and say make me that suit that very best suit and I'm going to sit down and do it"


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