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  • Short Summary

    Piebald pony breaks records by trotting a mile in two and a half minutes.

  • Description

    Greenford, Middlesex, Greater London.

    Title: "ALONE - SHE DID IT. 'Harvest Girl' trots a mile in 2 minutes 32/5th secs. and sets up a new world's guideless pony record".

    Panning shot follows a man leading a piebald pony around a race track. M/S of two ponies, one is the piebald, the other pulls a trap. They speed off around the track. High angled shot of the two ponies racing. Panning shot follows the piebald as she zooms off into the lead. Various shots of the two animals tearing around the track at great speeds. C/U of the piebald pony with her owner.

    Cuts / out takes begin at 01: 43:58. Shots are from another Gazette story from around this time. Various shots of people and horses at a race course.

    Note: please see separate record for ALONE SHE DID IT (version 2 of 2).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    500.22
    Media URN:
    21846
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:56:00 / 01:46:15:00
    Canister:
    G 1301

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