Camera Interviews - Mr Frank Butters 1928

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    C/U of Mr Frank Butters the racehorse trainer. M/S of many stable boys emerging from a stable carrying their tack. They all walk past the camera. M/S of the horses being ridden past the camera at a walking pace. Various shots of the horses being ridden past the camera. "Amongst the favourites here are Fairway, Pharamond, John o'London and Toboggan." Miss Nancy Lambton and Mr Butters sit astride their horses in M/S. They are watching various horses being put through their paces. The horses race past. Mrs Lambton and her family pose on horseback. We then see them ride through a wooded area. The race horses are led past the stables. Various shots of the horses outside the stables. C/U of horse's head as he looks out of the stable.

    M/S of a horse being groomed. Stable boys leave work with bundles in their hands. "A very important person...the farrier...has plenty to do..." L/S of the farrier working on a horse's hoof. M/S of him filing the hoof. "And a still more famous Newmarket figure...Fred Osgood, the Head Lad..." Fred and Frank stand by the front door having a chat.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial 528.

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    Frank Butters Newmarket 1928 Farriers Horse Racing
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