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  • Short Summary

    Marvellous reconstruction of Dickension times with a coach and Victorian costumes.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Mr. Pickwick. Winkle, Tupman, Snodgrass and Jingle - 'come back again' to celebrate centenary of their famous journey."

    London to Rochester

    M/S as a traditional horse drawn coach is seen making its way along a country road with people on top, drawn by white horses. It approaches round a bend. The people are in Victorian dress. They come into town and join a street parade and ambulance is seen. C/U of three men, in costume, one bald, wearing white britches. They carry top hats and the crowd welcome the carriage and the travellers wave. A woman, in a nurses outfit and a man, probably a landlord, bring a tray of drinks. M/S 'Mr. Pickwick' shaking hands with the mayor who carries a sceptre.

    Note: Great reconstruction with authentic looking costumes and coach.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    682.12
    Media URN:
    32989
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:04:00 / 01:16:27:00
    Canister:
    G 1398

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