Historical pageant in Torrington, Devon.
Various shots of empty village streets with flags hanging over head. L/S church spire with flags in foreground. Various shots of kids and adults getting dressed up in period costume, women from WI (Women's Institute) sew costumes and make final adjustments.
M/S man dressed as yokel making corn dolly. Various shots man dressed as King John locking up general stores to go to pageant. Various shots village blacksmith leaving forge carrying crowd. C/U signpost
Various shots parade of people in period costume walking past crowd of villagers. Various shots re-enactment of historical event involving King John.
Note: letters from pageant organisers and brochure on file.