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  • Short Summary

    18 men take part in the Town Crier Championship in Pewsey, Wiltshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Oyez Oyez Oyez! Mr Gomer Thomas of Abertridwr wins "Town Crier Championship" from 18 other gorgeously robed "loud speakers". Pewsey, Wiltshire.

    L/S as the town criers walk up the street in their robes, they are followed by a band. M/S as more parade up, one man carries a cross and another band follows. M/S of the town criers lined up in the square, the camera pans across them with their scrolls unfurled. M/S of three of them stood together and M/S of various others. C/U of one speaking. Various shots of the town criers on a platform ringing their bells and shouting. C/U of one shouting, possibly the winner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    420.27
    Media URN:
    19805
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:56:00 / 01:53:56:00
    Canister:
    G 1226

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