Nine mayors play in a contest of marbles for trophy in mining team
Wakefield, Yorkshire, England.
GTV. Pan, contestants lined up.
SV. Mayor of Wakefield, E. E. Borkwood. (He makes a rather poor joke)
(Mayor of Wakefield's Speech) (nat. snd.) "I met the Mayor of Flushing a few months ago,
and I said to him "Now will you come and join my marble competition? "And he said "Yes" I said, 'Well you will have to wear your chain " 'OH' he said 'daren't wear my chain in England' I said 'For why' Well he said 'I'm the Mayor of Flushing.'
SV. People listening and watching.
LV. Play in progress, other Mayors playing.
SV. Mayor of Pontefract flipping marbles. CU. Marbles in play.
SV. Mayor of Wakefield on his knees flipping marbles with another elderly man
CU. Marbles in play.
SV. Councillor Walter Howard playing for winning points, pan to marbles.
SV. People watching. Low angle shot. Councillor makes winning hit and people applaud. LV. Mayor elect of Dewsbury Councillor Roberts playing in final (natural sound) gets up amid applause and shakes hands with Councillor Howard.
CU. Councillor Howard. SV. A presentation of marble trophy by the American consul.
Mr. Walter Hoffman to Councillor Howard. Both men shake hands.
(Orig. Rota Lav.) (Orig. "H")
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