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    Cossack cavalry charge + Cossacks doing traditional dancing back at camp.

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    Title reads: "The Cossacks are famous for their superb horsemanship and reckless bravery".

    Cossack cavalry charge - good shot of a row of horsemen charging towards camera. This continues with the Cossacks spreading out and charging in waves, brandishing swords or spears.

    Intertitle reads: "After tending his mount, Ivan's favourite recreation - the dance".

    Cossack officers walk past horses who are tethered to a rope strung between fence posts. At the Cossack camp: soldiers do traditional dance as their comrades stand in ring around them. Dancers are accompanied by music from violin, accordion and tambourine. A dog wants to get into the dance, another soldier hangs onto him.

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    01:24:54:00 / 01:26:32:00
    ON 384 B 3

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