The Policemen's Tournament Aka The Polkeman's… 1925

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    Cuts (rushes, out takes) for story THE POLICEMEN'S TOURNAMENT in G 1208. The original story is missing. The paperwork reads - The Policemen's Tournament. Queen of Rumania (Romania) sees a wonderful display of horsemanship by London's mounted police. Thames Ditton, Surrey.

    M/S as mounted policemen ride along carrying spears. Various shots as they ride in formation round posts. C/U as men walk past the camera. The policemen jump off their horses and sit on chairs next to them. Various shots as they jump over fences and gates, some knock them down. The mayor stands with another man on a tram. M/S as mounted policemen escort a car around the field. Two horses jump together, one knocks the gate down, various shots of them jumping.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    19658
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    412.26
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:36:00 / 01:43:56:00
    Canister:
    G 1208
    Sort Number:
    G 1208
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