• Short Summary

    Allied soldiers attend the horse race in Tripoli.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "North Africa - A DAY AT THE RACES".

    Tripoli, Libya.

    Various shots of Allied soldiers arriving at the race track in Tripoli. Three nurses visit the races. Crowd on the rails. Various shots of the horse race in progress across the desert type course - only two horses finish. Pipe band marching and playing during the race interval.

    Various shots of another race with mules? racing, there are also a couple of ponies.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1089.13
    Media URN:
    38113
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:29:00 / 01:39:46:00
    Canister:
    43/65

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