• Short Summary

    Traditional pub game played by drinkers in the King's Head in Lewes.

  • Description

    Ringing-the-bull game at Lewes, Sussex.

    Various shots men playing the traditional game of "Ringing the Bull" in the King's Head pub. A stuffed bull's head is mounted on wall, there is a hook coming out of its nose. The men swing a ring on some string, the aim is to hook the ring on the nose of the bull. M/S of three old men drinking pints of beer whilst watching the game. Various shots, game in progress. C/U, from behind the bar, of barmaid serving beer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1371.04
    Media URN:
    44896
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:41:00 / 01:06:32:00
    Canister:
    NP 247

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