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  • Short Summary

    Duchy of Cornwall oysters are enjoyed in first Cornish oyster feast. Falmouth, Cornwall.

  • Description

    Item title reads - First Cornish Oyster Feast. "Duchy of Cornwall" oysters will - it is predicted - soon rival Colchester and Whitstable. Falmouth, Cornwall.

    M/S of fishermen on a boat, they throw the nets into the water, then haul them out again, other men stand behind and watch. C/U of men cutting the oysters open and gobbling the contents. M/S of the group on the boat, they raise their oysters then eat them. M/S of the fishermen and women, all are wearing jumpers with shields on, the camera pans across them. M/S of two ladies stood with the mayor, the girls are wearing hats with the initials 'D.O.C.O.F.' on the front. C/U of one elderly man with the same hat.

    Note: an orange tinted version exists.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    428.05
    Media URN:
    19898
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:12:00 / 01:15:19:00
    Canister:
    G 1236

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