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    SHROVETIDE GAMES AT ASHBOURNE, BROADSTAIRS & ALNVICK

    Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

    Pancake Day in Ashbourne is marked by Shrovetide football match. Various shots of crowds chasing a ball across the countryside - extremely messy and muddy.

    This item ends at (01:35:06) when the new item starts.

    Broadstairs, Kent.

    Traditionally, Pancake Day in Broadstairs is a day when fishermen give the children ride in their boats. Various shots of the children running to get on the boats and children in boats at sea. Two boys get seasick.

    This item ends at (01:35:19) when the new item starts.

    Alnwick, Northumberland.

    Pancake Day in Alnwick starts around the Castle. A ball is thrown from the castle wall and the Shrovetide football match starts. Crowds run around chasing the ball. Football match finishes with river battle. Men are seen in water fighting for possession of ball.

    This item ends at (01:35:53) when the new item starts.

    CRUFTS DOG SHOW

    London.

    Various shots of the dogs at the Crufts Dog Show in London. Some of the great dogs seen are: Scottish Sheep Dog (Lassie / Collie), French Poodles, English Sheep Dog (Bobtail), Pekinese / Pekingese and Dalmatian.

    This item ends at (01:36:13) when the next item starts.

    PARACHUTING NEAR MARSEILLES

    Nr Marseilles, France.

    A parachuter, surrounded by several other men is getting ready for the jump. Pan along 100 feet long tower (wire structure) from which the parachute will jump. Various shots of the men jumping from the tower.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13419
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    911.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:46:00 / 01:36:35:00
    Canister:
    37/12
    Sort Number:
    37/012
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Shrove Tuesday
    Programmes
    News in a Nutshell
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