• Short Summary

    Town Criers give their best shouts in a competition in Bodmin,

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Town Criers Boom in Bodmin".

    Bodmin, Cornwall.

    Town criers compete to see who has the loudest voice.

    LS General view of the town criers, led by two constables,walking down the narrow, picturesque main street of Bodmin, through a lane of spectators (nat. snd. of criers bells).

    Various shots of town criers giving their traditional cry of 'Oyez, Oyez, Oyez'. They all wear traditional costume.(nat. snd.)

    CU Cut in shot of the Mayor H C Kinsman listening to the contest.

    CU a baby listening.

    CU Two soldiers who have plugged their ears with cotton wool.

    MS The winner Fred Welsh (possibly Welch) of Bridport, Dorset, yelling. (nat. snd)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1189.08
    Media URN:
    41400
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:08:00 / 01:14:19:00
    Canister:
    47/58

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