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  • Short Summary

    Lots of posing at the race track - some footage from France, some from England.

  • Description

    Several woman are seated in a carriage pulled by horses in France on their way to "the races".

    Many cars also seen. Women climb down from the carriage as men in top hats assist. Women pose for the camera. Many different outfits are featured. Elaborate hats and parasols also shown. At the racetrack in England, a woman is seen standing on a platform to get a better view. She is holding binoculars. A group of women are filmed to show their outfits. A woman holds a small dog up to the camera. She is with a male companion who may be a jockey (he is small!)

    A woman opens her purse and takes money out to give to a bookie. Another woman strokes a horse's head and laughs. A woman sits astride a horse. She does not appear to be a jockey. Two working class women in strange outfits not in keeping with the others we have seen (gypsies perhaps?) watch the crowds. Two aristocratic looking men talk, policemen can be seen in the background. Ends with a short shot of the horse racing.

    Note: locations could be Ascot and Longchamps. Some very nice outfits are seen.

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    Film ID:
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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:21:00 / 01:09:02:00
    EP 053

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