Donkey Show Aka Costermongers' Cart Show 1920-1929

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    Donkey / costermongers' cart show.

    Location of events unknown - London?

    Work horses pull carts around in a ring in a cobblestone square or courtyard; men or teenaged boys drive. Then they stand still holding them as judges come around. Crowds watch in the background. CU first prize awarded to one of the work horses.

    Next; the scene is repeated w/ donkeys; younger boys aged about 8-14 year lead donkeys round; they are judged. CU cute young boy w/ small donkey. Local VIPs come along; Mayoress pets donkeys; talks to boys. At prize table; boy w/ winning horse is talking to one of the men giving out trophies. Boy; holding trophy cup; poses w/ horse.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:52:00 / 01:44:02:00
    ON 334 D
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    ON 334 D
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