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Bailey's Royal Buxton Punch and Judy Show
Bailey's Royal Buxton Punch and Judy Show

Bailey's Royal Buxton Punch and Judy Show 1901

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Bailey's Royal Buxton Punch and Judy Show 1901

2 mins United Kingdom

Harry Bailey's Punch and Judy booth is set up on the high ground overlooking Buxton, giving an excellent view of the town with a steam train in the station. A crowd of men and children look on, while a boy with a drum and whistle is presumably there to drum up trade and take the hat round. The show itself features a real dog as Toby, and a ghost which frightens Mr Punch out of his wits.

Genres

Documentary

Tags

Puppet theatre Buxton Halifax Punch and Judy

Collection

Edwardians at Leisure

Released

1901

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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