• Short Summary

    Jimmy Deller, dressed as an Elizabethan, rides horses from Plymouth to London.

  • Description

    Elizabethan horseman Jimmy Deller rides from Plymouth to London eating only glucose tablets and drinking water.

    Various locations.

    L/S rider Jimmy Deller on horseback travelling down country road. Various shots as the camera goes with him. M/S as he dismounts outside park in Staines and girl hands him glass of water. He drinks the water and takes a glucose tablet out of his bag. He gets on another horse and sets off again. C/U's horse's head and legs. M/S as Jimmy eats another tablet. M/S of his leg in stirrup. M/S as he arrives at Kingston and dismounts, people watch as he takes off his Elizabethan costume and replaces it with more modern dress. He gets back on the horse and gallops off. He arrives at Temple Bar and is greeted with a kiss from his fiancee.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1389.05
    Media URN:
    45395
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:34:00 / 01:10:02:00
    Canister:
    NP 463

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