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  • Short Summary

    Pearly Kings and Queens are judged in a contest at Kensington.

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    Kensington, London.

    Several shots of Pearly Kings and Queens preparing for a contest in the Palace Fields. They ride about on donkey-drawn carts and the Lord Mayor of London judges the couple with the best turnout. The winner is Tom Newman; he is handed a silver trophy cup. The Lord Mayor poses with a woman on a cart.

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    Film ID:
    971.33
    Media URN:
    17304
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1938
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:15:00 / 01:30:56:00
    Canister:
    38/54

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "the Lord Mayor of London" - this is Sir Harry Twyford.

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