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  • Short Summary

    Men ride water buffalo bareback in a race down a street in the Philippines.

  • Description

    "We can talk about our Derby - but in the Philippines they have one quite their very own" Man in foreground with his back to the camera holds his hands in the air. He fires a pistol to start a race. Men sitting astride water buffalo use sticks to persuade the beasts to run along.

    L/S of a long country road, people stand on either side to watch the race. The bullocks run towards the camera. "A bit awkward to handle, perhaps, but good solid meat - and you can either ride them or eat them!" A buffalo that has lost his rider runs towards the camera followed by a man on horseback. More riders are seen, stirring up dust.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 630.

    Note: paper records describe this story as "Bullock Cart".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    984.19
    Media URN:
    17723
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:01:00 / 01:39:03:00
    Canister:
    EP 273

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