Star Item
This video has no sound
  • Description

    Manchester.

    Title reads: "EUROPE'S FIRST GREYHOUND RACING TRACK. All the thrill and skill of coursing without cruelty ... Dogs chase with same zest an 'electrical hare'."

    M/S of owners walking their greyhounds onto the track, they pass a crowd sitting behind a barrier. Two brief L/Ss of the track. Brief M/S of dogs in cages. L/S of three dogs chasing the electric hare; they have to jump over a large hurdle, two don't make it and are sent tumbling into the air. L/S of four dogs (successfully) jumping another hurdle. Various L/Ss of the race. Various M/Ss of dogs being placed into starting traps.

    More shots of dogs being lead onto track. M/S of dogs with owners in front of traps. More shots of dogs being placed in traps. M/S of the start of the race as dogs are released from traps. More shots dogs chasing electric hare around the track. M/S of owners leading dogs to traps. M/S dogs in traps. M/S of owners unfastening dogs' muzzles.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    28122
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    538.25
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:55:00 / 01:49:43:00
    Canister:
    G 1313
    Sort Number:
    G 1313
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Temporary Workspaces: 11.10.2010 14:35 belle vue Dogs
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment