• Short Summary

    New Mayor and Mayoress of High Wycombe are publicly weighed - part of odd tradition!

  • Description

    Weighing in the Mayor of High Wycombe. Originally part of News in a Nutshell - international news stories in brief.

    High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

    Various shots of procession of dignitaries in ceremonial robes. They are following the newly elected Mayor and Mayoress of High Wycombe. At the town square, the Mayor and Mayoress are weighed on a large set of scales - a quirky tradition! A town crier rings a bell and announces their weights to the crowd watching.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    843.14
    Media URN:
    12219
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:55:00 / 01:16:25:00
    Canister:
    35/91

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment