T. O'Connor, M.P., judges competition for couples who have not argued for more than a year.
Ilford, Essex, Greater London.
Title: "The Dunmow Flitch with Mr. T. P. O'Connor M.P. as Judges, and a Jury of bachelors and maidens, the winning couple declare they have not quarrelled for a year and a day!"
Panning shot of a mock courtroom inside a marquee, a judge (O'Connor) and jury sit behind desks, while a barrister in a wig reads to them. M/S of an elderly couple kneeling with the help of two court officials beside the judge. M/S of the couple standing in a makeshift dock. C/U of the couple, the woman can not stop laughing while her husband talks to the judge.
M/S of a procession coming over a park behind a row of terrace houses. Six men hold a large frame on their shoulders, suspended from the frame is a side of beef. The elderly couple walk at the end of the procession. They are watched by groups of picnickers and sunbathers in the park.