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Town Crier Still Kept up in Many Towns
Oyez! What's the news from Devizes' town crier?
Interest film 1916 mins Silent
Oyez! Devizes' town crier proclaims the latest news. Tantalisingly, today's audience can only speculate on the subject matter of the announcement in this brief fragment of silent film. The film is missing its opening title, and would surely once have been far longer than these few seconds long. But at least the shop sign for 'Simpson & Son Country Tea Warehouse' hanging behind the crier allows us to identify the town as Devizes in Wiltshire.
1916 on Film
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