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    US soldiers hold a rodeo somewhere in England.

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    American Team Games.

    US soldiers hold a rodeo somewhere in England.

    Opens with shot of 4 men riding horses; one bucking. (Cuts to another story - looks like soldier is trying to get a paper signed by an old gentleman standing by car).

    Some soldiers pull a bull by a rope around his horn; another rope is tied around his middle. Then; bull is on the ground; the men pushing him down; one tightens the strap round his body. A soldier climbs on the bull's back; one of his buddies puts his hat on his head; and they let him go. Bull rises; back first - which looks funny; the soldier about to slide down the bull's back. Then the bull gets to his feet and starts to run off; bucking. (I must say this is the most remarkably placid bull I have ever seen. Granted; the creature isn't very big but usually by this age and size a bull is more aggressive than this animal.)

    Anyway; soldier on horse rides after. Another shot; with the rider off the bull - and hanging on to his head. Another shot of the bull on the ground with 2 soldiers; one hanging onto his horns. Finally a very short shot - just a few frames - of the bull alone taking step to left.

    Sports; animals. World War One.

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    02:02:40:00 / 02:03:48:00
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