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Preston Monday Market (1906)

The cheerful hustle and bustle of a crowded market in Edwardian Preston.

Non-Fiction 1906 1 mins Silent


The camera pans slowly across a crowded marketplace, providing intriguing glimpses of the diverse wares on offer in the early years of the 20th century. One young lad, fascinated by the filming, attempts to appear disinterested, yet does his best to stay in shot for as long as possible. His ploy apparently discovered, he breaks into a beaming smile and waves at the camera.