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  • Short Summary

    Annual country village tradition of Hock - tide in Hungerford, Berkshire

  • Description

    Annual village tradition of Hock - tide in Hungerford, Berkshire.

    Full titles read: "AS IN SAXON DAYS - At ' Hock - tide' the 'Tutti men' their toll of a kiss or a penny - forfeit from every woman."

    M/S of men coming out of house. Two men are carrying long poles topped with flowers. L/S of two woman working in field, men and group of people approaching including many children. The men run up behind the woman and give them a kiss on the cheek and then place some money in their hands. M/S of man of woman have long kiss on lips.

    M/S Crowds of people and of small boy lying above sign of shop. He leans down trying to pinch one of the bouquets of flowers beneath him - fails. M/S of two men helping the boy down.

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    Film ID:
    264.24
    Media URN:
    22856
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:50:00 / 01:36:02:00
    Canister:
    G 871

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