• Short Summary

    Chummy Barden has been employed as Winchelsea's lookout for the last 50 years.

  • Description

    Look out. Part of 'Look out for Laughter' issue.

    Winchelsea, Sussex.

    Britain's last remaining 'lookout'. Various shots of elderly man, Chummy Barden, looking out to sea through a telescope. Chummy has been employed for 50 years to look out across the Channel for signs of enemy invasion. He wears Victorian style clothes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1220.31
    Media URN:
    41691
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:41:00 / 01:52:10:00
    Canister:
    NSP 23

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