• Short Summary

    A couple win a prize for proving they had not argued for a year and a day.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Ilford. The Dunmow Flitch Trial. With Mr Tom Webster as Judge before jury of maidens and bachelors, winning couple swear that they have not quarrelled for a year and a day. - believe it or not!"

    Ilford, Essex.

    Pan across mock up court room under a tent. People sit in judicial robes and wigs. Man in 'the dock' is asked whether his name is John Benjamin Vincent. Shots of the young men and women of the jury. The man is asked about various details about his family life.

    A military band lead a parade around a field. The winning couple Mr and Mrs John Vincent can be seen in the midst of the procession. After them come men carrying two sides of pork / bacon - possibly the prize.

    (Natural Sound Only - No Commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    713.18
    Media URN:
    6284
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:32:00 / 01:30:20:00
    Canister:
    30/4

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