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  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Suicide Race". American voiceovered newsreel item.

    Washington State, United States of America (USA).

    Horsemen compete in hazardous race in Washington State - Western movie style item.

    General view of valley with Okanogan river flowing through it. Competitors in hazardous horse race at start. Man with pistol starts them. Long shot, taken from river, of horsemen sliding down slope. Horsemen careering down slope. Horsemen nearing bottom of slope, plunge into river and commence to swim across. Horsemen swimming across river. Horsemen struggling against current. Riders struggling in water. Riders nearing bank. Joe Harry riding up bank, pan to back view. He is the winner. Long shot of the horse and horsemen coming out of river.

    Possibly connected with 48/72 - MD.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    59767
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1522.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:34:00 / 01:06:27:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 037 F
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 037 F
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    Old West
  • Stills

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

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