Whole ox roasted in town square of Ross-on-Wye, then served to public with cider.
Title reads: "Ox Roasted Whole".
Ross-on-Wye, Hereford and Worcester.
Various shots chefs tending on ox on a spit in front of the Market House. C/U carcass. Various shots ox being basted with cider using a broom, the carcass is then turned on the spit. M/S crowd. C/U cider being poured on the carcass. C/U the fire. Leslie Goodwin, 27 year old world champion ploughman, carves the ox and places it on a board for serving. C/U the meat. C/U meat in a roll being handed to a woman. M/S cider being poured into paper cups. M/S people queuing for beef and cider. C/U chef cutting meat up. C/U man drinking cider. M/S chef carving meat off the almost stripped carcass. C/U chef offering large bone to a small dog. C/U dog eating the bone. M/S chefs removing the spit.
Public roasting is publicity stunt to promote Herefordshire beef and cider.
Note: press release and letter on file.