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  • Description

    Full titles read: "In the good old style - Magnificent animals, magnificently bedecked, compete at annual Horse Show."

    Manchester.

    Several shots show Shire Horses, dressed in ribbons, fringes and decorated braids, lined up in a field with their owners. A lady and gentleman present the winner with a trophy cup; he poses briefly with it - his horse looks a little restless!

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    34792
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    726.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:26:00 / 01:24:03:00
    Canister:
    G 1503
    Sort Number:
    G 1503
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. Dick Bradshaw says

    What a superb snippet indeed, the stills of decortated heavy horses are rare, but this short movie is pure gold, and depicts a working-class custom at its zenith. Soon after the rapid development of motor-traction saw these magnificent horses disappearing from our roads forever.

    “The general invasion of mechanical transport has robbed us of so much that is of interest and comeliness on the road that it is well to treasure the little that is left and the remembrance of that which is already gone.”

    Gertrude Jekyll.

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