Unusual footage of an old-fashioned race meeting in the open countryside.
Sweden. Swedish commentary.
LS Open race scene in a valley in 1913, with hills and woods in the background, pan. Spectators in early twentieth century/C20 attire. LS Horses jumping a fence, grandstand in the rear. LS. Looking along course, horses passing, dog chasing. MS Horses taking a jump. (2 shots). MS Spectators (dressed in the fashion of the period, women in fur stoles). (2 shots). MS. Leading in the winner. LS Horses racing across hill beyond, then taking jump. MS General race course scene, horses in foreground. LS Front view of start of race, as horses bunch together then race off. LS Rear view of ditto. MS Horse and rider parading.
Note: Date received on original paperwork reads: 20/5/48.