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  • Short Summary

    Tradition of roasting a whole bullock on a spit is revived in Tyldesley, Lancashire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Bongs Wakes Fair. Thousands enjoy revival after 32 year of "Ye olde bullock roasting". Tyldesley, Lancashire.

    M/S as the chef bastes the whole bullock as it is turned continually on the spit. Men, women and children stand around and cheer. M/S as the first bit of meat is cut off and given to a little boy, he takes it over and holds it up on a stick for the crowds to see. M/S of the chef in front of the bullock. M/S of men carving slices off the roast. M/S as people queue up to get sandwiches filled with the meat.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    424.10
    Media URN:
    19848
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:22:00 / 01:12:28:00
    Canister:
    G 1229

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