• Short Summary

    A replica of the Trojan Horse carries entries for the Irish Sweepstake.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Ireland. A 'Steed of fortune' - for some! Replica of the wooden horse of Troy 'bearing a million hopes' goes through Dublin streets for the great Cambridgeshire draw."

    Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Large replica Trojan horse on a float is pulled through the streets of Dublin. A group of young women sit in its back. Underneath the horse are boxes of entries for the Irish sweepstake - a national gambling event.

    Girls in various costumes carry boxes of entries into building. Entries are loaded into mixing machine to ensure a fair draw.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    737.02
    Media URN:
    6717
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:41:00 / 01:02:37:00
    Canister:
    33/85

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