• Short Summary

    Comedian George Formby takes part in the October Hurdle Handicap horse race at Northolt, London.

  • Description

    Title reads - Northolt, Greater London.

    L/S of the crowds at the race course. M/S as comedian George Formby is helped into his horse's saddle. L/S as the former jockey is led up to the post for the October Hurdle Handicap, he rides off to warm up. M/S as the four horses start the race and take a jump. L/S of the two remaining runners neck and neck, M/S as George loses the race. M/S as he carries his saddle through the crowds and smiles.

    Cataloguer's note: there is another item entitled 'Hurdle Race - Northolt' which contains the same footage in 38/83 on *PM0985*. 38/83 is better quality.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    983.07
    Media URN:
    18102
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:10:00 / 01:14:54:00
    Canister:
    38/78

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