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  • Short Summary

    Girls jumping over hurdles compared to horses jumping fences, cross country race, etc.

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    Slow motion footage of girls running and jumping over hurdles followed by footage of horses jumping fences. Woolwich: horses with no riders lead horses with jockeys over fences. A rider "takes a fall" for the camera. Slow motion footage of him falling off. Displays by men in military uniform of horse jumping. Slow motion sequences. Shot of the cross country running girls with arms around each other walking towards the camera. The girls run around a track in a park land setting. Shown again in slow motion. Girls crouch on the starting line in "On your marks..." position. A man fires a starting pistol. The girls set off. Side view of the start of the race in slow motion. The girls jump hurdles and run in slow motion.

    Safety print only. Original decomposed and destroyed.

    Note: decomposition damage seen on most of shots.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    844.17
    Media URN:
    14597
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:51:00 / 01:51:14:00
    Canister:
    EP 043

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