• Short Summary

    Citizens of Hereford 'beat the bounds' in an ancient ceremony.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hereford. A little bit of 'Old England'. Quaint ceremony of 'Beating the Bounds' - according to ancient custom - revived after 43 years."

    Hereford, Herefordshire.

    Men in old fashioned costume walk in procession along crowd lined street in Hereford. Civic dignitaries walk behind followed by a carriage carrying the Mayor.

    Pan across City square where Mayor makes speech from covered podium.

    MS of men in costume and false beards.

    Men in costume bounce a man in morning suit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    727.24
    Media URN:
    6533
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:56:00 / 01:42:20:00
    Canister:
    33/52

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