• Short Summary

    A falcon meet is recreated with the huntsmen dressed in costumes and wigs from 1750.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 'A Hunting we will go' to days of long ago! Location unknown.

    Huntsmen and women ride up looking resplendent in outfits and wigs from 1750, they have gathered for a falcon meet. Various shots of a boy holding a pack of dogs, they look like spaniels. M/S as the falconer rides up with the falcon on his hand. C/U of the falcon looking sleepy. M/S as the hunting party sets off through the trees. M/S of ladies riding side saddle in their dresses and hats. The heron is sighted and the falcon flies away to get it. The dogs run after it and the huntsmen gallop along. Various shots as they return from the hunt, a feather is presented to the lady of highest rank, she smiles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1132.20
    Media URN:
    39408
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:03:00 / 01:42:43:00
    Canister:
    PT 322

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