Tommy Handley (comedian) introduces Gresham Singers performing song - 'John Peel'.
Comedian, Tommy Handley, introduces male voice quartet, the Gresham Singers, performing song - 'John Peel' (not the Radio 1 D.J.!).
Pathe Studios, London.
The singers, in dinner jackets, are gathered around a grand piano. They sing a cappella a traditional folk type song.
Rural images montage to sound of song. L/S of barn and shire horse in field. M/S of hunting party outside farm house. L/S of hills shrouded in fog. L/S of rapid river running under arched bridge. L/S hills. M/S of hunting party walking through village. Various shots pack of hounds running up hillside.
More shots singers around piano.
M/S of village church. M/S of rapid river. C/U of John Peel's gravestone. L/S of church spire. M/S of church and graveyard. Various shots of hills. L/S of hunting party going up side of hill.
More shots of singers around piano.
Location of events in rural montage unknown, looks like north of England.
Note: Tommy Handley is commentator on all items in Pathetone 355. AH 2001.