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  • Short Summary

    Tough riding competition - several jockeys are thrown from their horses.

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    Hazelton, Tetbury, Gloucestershire.

    Title: "Army Point-to-Point. Hard riding over Sporting Country ... in the Army's Grand National".

    M/S of horses, jockeys and trainers milling about in a field, preparing for the races, there is a marquee in the background. L/S of jockeys on horseback lining up at one end of the field, panning shot follows the horses as they race across the field. L/S of the thirty or so horses jumping over a fence, in the distance a crowd of spectators watch from a hillside. L/S of horses jumping over another fence, one jockey falls, the horse falls on top of him; the jockey is knocked unconscious, spectators run to assist him.

    More shots of the horses coming over fences, another jockey falls but appears to be uninjured. L/S of the horses coming down a hill and jumping over a dry stone wall. M/S of two horses jumping over the wall, one jockey falls, two men run into shot to help him. L/S of horses jumping over the final jump, a crowd of spectators stands on either side of the track. M/S of the winning horse coming down the final straight of the track.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:18:00 / 01:28:51:00
    G 1273

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