• Short Summary

    Fifteen year old boy becomes Pearly King of Hoxton.

  • Description

    Hoxton, London.

    GV. 'The Queen's Head', Hoxton. CU. Notice 'Crowning Ceremony Hoxton's Own Pearlies'. SV. The new Pearly Queen Mrs Carol Faulkner and the new Pearly King George Nutley. SV. Crowd. LV. The old Pearly King brings in crown for the ceremony. CU. Pearly King. LV. Crown is placed on new King's head by Father Knight. CU. Old woman watching. SV. Crown is placed on new Queen's head. CU. The new Queen. CU. The new King. SV. The new Pearly King and Queen. CU. Man wearing pearly cap. SV. The new King and Queen being toasted. CU. New Pearly King drinking. SV. Group of girls dancing. CU. Pan, group of girls doing the knees up. SV. The group dancing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1774.39
    Media URN:
    54816
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:14:00 / 01:54:09:00
    Canister:
    63/79

Comments (1)

  1. wigglykid says

    The retiring Pearly King handing over the crown is my grandad, Henry Tabram Born 1886-1971 , he was the Pearly king of Hoxton

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