• Short Summary

    A look around picturesque Dorset village, home of the Tolpuddle Martyrs.

  • Description

    Tolpuddle. Part of the GOING GAY issue.

    Tolpuddle, Dorset.

    Various shots of picturesque village and River Trent. Village is very quaint, full of thatched cottages. Various shots of plaque outside church commemorating the 6 Tolpuddle Martyrs, sentenced to 7 years hard labour in Australia for conspiring to start a Trade Union. C/U of elderly man, Mr Loveless, a descendant of one of the martyrs. M/S of the village green the martyrs' tree. Low angled shot of window in cottage to room where the martyrs first met. More shots of village and cows in a meadow.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1250.12
    Media URN:
    42169
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:22:00 / 01:17:56:00
    Canister:
    NSP 96

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