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    Filmed at Pinkney Court in Wiltshire.

    Story about Polo ponies being prepared for the sporting season. L/S of large house. Dissolves into shot of a horse looking out of a stable. M/S of horses being led past the camera. Various shots of the stable boys leading the horses along. "Manuel" - one of the most valuable ponies - poses for the camera. Other horses are shown.

    Panning shot of the stable workers who are standing in the yard. They smile and chat. "Greyling" is posed, an unnamed horse is posed. One of the stable hands or possibly the owner picks up the horses feet and checks its hooves. Panning shot of the stables, the horses have their heads sticking out. M/S of a Polo player sitting on his steed being handed a stick by a smartly dressed man. He rides off onto the Polo field.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 634.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:08:00 / 01:17:27:00
    EP 150
    Sort Number:
    EP 150
  • Appears in...

    1930s consumerism Atomized - History of the Horse (Polo)
  • Stills

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

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