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  • Short Summary

    Early melodrama film about a villain who tries to change the result of a famous horse race.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Early melodrama film -

    Title reads: "Attempted Nobbling Of The Derby Favourite." (Very shaky)

    Intertitle reads: "Trainer's Daughter Frustrates Villain".

    A Villain tries to get stable boy to help him to steal the favourite horse for the race but he is found out by the trainer's daughter. The stable boy returns the villain's bribe.

    The villain bribes another man to help him. The new accomplice makes an attempt during the night but he is surprised by the stable boy who fights him and the villain is caught.

    The Villain tries to bribe the jockey but again his plot if foiled. The stable boy is given the job of ridding the horse.

    Crowds watch the finish of the Derby.

    At the saddling enclosure the Villain is unhappy at having been stopped in his plans.

    Cataloguer's Note: - This Print is not particularly good - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1694.11
    Media URN:
    60512
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:10:00 / 01:49:05:00
    Canister:
    UN 1 B (W)

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