A New Holiday Thrill 1927

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    Item title reads: "A new holiday thrill. Aeroplanes replace horses in races around Bournemouth racecourse.

    Bournemouth, Hampshire

    M/S of the racecourse with various parked aircraft. The biplanes take off and skim low over the track in front of the crowd in a sort of race. The camera pans over the scene with the crowds and aeroplanes.

    Intertitles read: "In the Paddock." "They' re off!" "Neck and Neck"- (or should it be, "prop and prop")" " Won by a "prop"."

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    32883
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    678.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:56:00
    Canister:
    G 1391
    Sort Number:
    G 1391
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    Dorset cars and things B'mth air races Dorset
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