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  • Short Summary

    Pit ponies are ridden bareback at Pitmen's Derby in Thorpe, Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Pitmen's Derby". Thrilling bareback riding at the Pit Ponies race meeting and parade. Thorpe, Yorkshire.

    L/S as riders run along with their ponies at their sides, crowds watch them. M/S as a boy is given a leg up onto his horse. M/S as horses and riders are led around a corner. L/S as they race up the course. M/S as people duck under a fence onto the course.

    Intertitle - 'Rounding "Tattenham Corner".'

    L/S as they race around the corner, M/S as they ride along. M/S of winner and jockey, number 69, being held by another man.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    416.27
    Media URN:
    19734
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:57:00 / 01:51:14:00
    Canister:
    G 1215

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