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  • Short Summary

    Cambridge University undergraduates take part in a steeplechase at Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Cambridge University Steeplechases. If not quite up to Grand National "polish" - Light Blue's undergraduate jockeys make up for it in pluck! Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.

    M/S as the students race off on their horses and the camera follows them as they take the first jump. M/S as they approach the second, one horse falls. Various shots of the race and the horses taking the jumps, one rider falls but gets up again. Various shots as the race continues. M/S as they pass the finish post, the two leaders look to be very close together.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    818.13
    Media URN:
    18856
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:55:00 / 01:36:58:00
    Canister:
    G 1688

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