• Short Summary

    Footage of ancient gooseberry pie festival in Devon.

  • Description

    Gooseberry pie carnival in Galmpton, near Brixham, Devon

    Several shots of enormous gooseberry pie being loaded onto large float by several people. M/S of Miss Doreen Merson the beauty queen climbing up ladder onto float. Various shots of the float moving through the picturesque country village followed by member of the Royal Navy. Several shots of the procession which see numerous people wearing traditional country dress. Crowds watch from the side of the street. M/S of beauty queen slicing piece of the pie. The pie is handed to members of the public. M/S of two children eating pie.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1293.09
    Media URN:
    34621
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:50:00 / 01:17:00:00
    Canister:
    NP 363

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