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  • Short Summary

    First greyhound track with electric hare seen in action.

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    Title reads: "EUROPE'S FIRST GREYHOUND RACING TRACK. All the thrill and skill of coursing without cruelty ... Dogs chase with same zest an 'electrical hare'."

    M/S of owners walking their greyhounds onto the track, they pass a crowd sitting behind a barrier. Two brief L/Ss of the track. Brief M/S of dogs in cages. L/S of three dogs chasing the electric hare; they have to jump over a large hurdle, two don't make it and are sent tumbling into the air. L/S of four dogs (successfully) jumping another hurdle. Various L/Ss of the race. Various M/Ss of dogs being placed into starting traps.

    More shots of dogs being lead onto track. M/S of dogs with owners in front of traps. More shots of dogs being placed in traps. M/S of the start of the race as dogs are released from traps. More shots dogs chasing electric hare around the track. M/S of owners leading dogs to traps. M/S dogs in traps. M/S of owners unfastening dogs' muzzles.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:55:00 / 01:49:43:00
    G 1313

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