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  • Description

    Item title reads - Pigeon Derby.

    Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland.

    M/S interior of railway carriage showing pigeon baskets stacked en route to Berwick. M/S man feeding the pigeons. C/U pigeons eating seed. Various shots of pigeons eating and drinking in their baskets.

    M/S rain going across viaduct, M/S sign 'Berwick'. Various shots of the baskets being unloaded from trains. M/S men stacking them up. C/U's labels on baskets 'Woking IV', 'Essex and Suffolk Border Federation', and 'Oxford City'. M/S pigeon on top of one of the full baskets. C/U as John Ingham blows whistle to start the race. High angle shot of men cutting straps to open baskets and thousands of pigeons flying into the air. Various shots as they fly away over buildings.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52670
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1684.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:45:00 / 01:31:50:00
    Canister:
    60/53
    Sort Number:
    60/053
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Tyne Animal Einstein - Pigeons Pigeon racing
  • Stills

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

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