• Short Summary

    Footage of a tramp drawing symbols on gate posts to let other people know how welcome they will be on the owners property.

  • Description

    Note: Location of events unknown.

    L/S's of a tramp walking through a village. He has a scruffy beard and wears a shabby coat and hat. The tramp draws a triangular sign on a gate post. The commentator says this sign tells other people that 'know the code' that the path ahead has 'too many callers'. The man draws other signs on a post an example of another is a cross in a circle which mean 'religious but good on the whole'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1258.18
    Media URN:
    42374
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:14:00 / 01:32:07:00
    Canister:
    NSP 121

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