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  • Short Summary

    M.P. Mr Fred Groves and his wife win contest for not having quarrelled for a year and a day.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Not quarrelled for a year and a day. Mr Fred Groves Labour M.P. for West Ham and his wife win historical Dunmow Flitch. Ilford, Essex.

    Two joints of bacon are carried along in a frame at shoulder height, they are followed by judges and jurors on their way to the 'court hearing'. M/S of the judges at a table, a barrister questions Mr Groves in the 'dock', the camera pans across to show the jury. M/S of Mr and Mrs Groves with their little boy and girl stood in front of the bacon.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    306.12
    Media URN:
    23720
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:50:00 / 01:24:44:00
    Canister:
    G 983

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